there is a collection in this house, of wild boar’s, in all shapes and sizes, on paintings, sculptures, drawings, teeth, … everything that reminds of the wild animal living in the heart of the Belgian Ardennes has received its place on these walls, in this castle …
the study is the most quiet space in the castle, where one can stay all day without being disturbed. Old books are being well taken care of, and this place is not influenced by day-to-day matters.
Meet Eva Evian, my model for this day, experiencing the atmosphere of the place, enjoying the quite and calm of the day.
All shot on Kodak TMax400, with Rolleiflex 3.5 camera.
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after the preview of a couple of months ago already, here’s the complete selection.
All images taken on film – Kodak TMax400 and Ilford FP4 Plus125
All shot with the Rolleiflex 3.5 TLR
assistance: Nathalie, Model: Carlotta Kah
location, some abandoned hotel in Corsica
• Paradise Lost •
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one more before Christmas …
a tribute to feminine beauty, to art, to nature
• my body my double •
See you next week with an overview of my year in photography, some numbers and memories from 2016. Happy Christmas everybody and take care!
image details: Canon 5Ds with Canon 17-40mm f4 – 1/50s f4.0 ISO200
shot on location in the Brussels area, model and make up: Kate Ri
… nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky
Milky way over Fort Mahon (Ambleteuse France)
- Find yourself a group of crazy photography students, willing to go out at night in freezing temperatures for yet another experiment. Cover up well. Provide yourself with a headlight.
- Look for a low light environment, some kind of deserted landscape, no cities around. (This only half worked out, the Fort is near the village of Ambleteuse, hence the brightly lit right side of the building)
- find yourself a nice location that can serve as a foreground: A Fort, pebble beach, some straying rocks will do. Use your headlight to find your way around. (things will be black out there)
- Locate the milky way in the sky (if you have fulfilled step 2. of the recipe it should be visible to the naked eye), put up your sturdy tripod and compose. Fix your tripod well.
- Take some pictures (settings here: 10sec f1.4 ISO1600) I took a panorama of 5 images vertically. Taken on a Canon 5D mark II.
- Merge images in Lightroom (you’ll keep a RAW editable file). Post Process if needed. It probably will be needed, I played with exposure, contrast, blacks, white balance, …
- Sit back and start counting the stars.