The Urban Photo Race Amsterdam 2017

Urban Photo Race Amsterdam 2017 Every year at the end of spring and the beginning of summer the organization behind the urban photo race organizes a photo walk through the city of Amsterdam. A 10 hour walk through parts of the city where you have...

How to gain confidence in daily life when shooting street photography

Street photography is hard. And by doing it, you gain confidence. It is so easy to just walk the streets and photograph the sidewalk or that street light, the beautiful door. By that is not street photography. Street photography is a combination of candid moments…

Why shoot Street Photography

Why shoot Street Photography? 1| Because it is free Just grab your camera and go. Nothing is withholding you to pursue a day of free roaming the streets. And experience life. Shoot some beautiful portraits. Meet new people, Interact with the street. 2| Wear good…

The first photograph

In this post, I have written about clearing your mind when you start your street photography day. Sit down and have a coffee, Close down your smartphone, look around, chat with someone next to you. And start your walk. The first photograph is always an…

Remember Berlin?

Remember Berlin? In the weekend of 10 November 2017, I took the ICE from Amsterdam to Berlin to attend the ‘Conquer your fear workshop by Eric Kim’. If you do not know Eric Kim and you shoot Street Photography, you should read his blog. From…

Street photography | An introduction

What is street photography? In its essence street photography is the unique vision of your experiences and encounters while walking the streets of the world. Through the frame of the photo camera, you show your vision of the world. The candid moments and stories you…

Show up and do the work

A famous saying is that you can be whatever you want. And to some degree that is true. To be whatever you want has to do with connection, education and knowledge and work. Many hours of hard work. And sacrifice. The 10-000-hour rule We all…