Gerbrand Bakker: The Twin

Earlier today I was going through some photos of scanned negatives that had unfortunately deteriorated as they were not stored in air-tight conditions in humid Singapore. Most of the scanned images taken in the 1980s appear yellowed and/or with white streaks running all over. While browsing through them, I spotted a double-exposed image of me…

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Ostuni, Italy

It all started with me reading an article about someone who was photographing affectionate couples in NY. Which reminded me of a favourite photo that I had taken with my Lomo camera some summers ago (2009) in Ostuni, Italy.This trip to Puglia / Apulia was particularly special as it was the first time AB and…

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Magnum Photos workshop + Fotofestival Mannheim-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg

Just a week ago, I was in Heidelberg having a most inspiring time during a four-day Magnum Photos workshop in Heidelberg that was organised in conjunction with the 5th Fotofestival Mannheim-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg in Germany. During the workshop, there were three afternoons designated for shooting. I didn’t take any photos of the machines on the third afternoon as it was a…

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Antwerp on the water

This weekend, I finally got down to reviewing and processing all the photos that I took in Antwerp during a weekend getaway in April. Here are some photos taken around the city’s waterfront, from both sides, starting first with Sint-Annatunnel. Built underneath the river Schelde from 1931 to 1933, the St. Anna tunnel connects the…

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