Tweet A portrait in difficult light. For those interested: ISO 2500, 85 mm, f/1.4, 1/125 sec (Nikon D3s). Most probably this photo will be in an exhibition. Details online soon.
Tweet April, ten years ago. Bobby, at that time a young girl living in Nagwa slum, had a serious wound in her head with maggots creeping out. An x-ray in Benaras Hindu University showed that the maggots were trying to eat into her skull – literally – and we had to apply an aggressive fluid [...]
Tweet Please note that all my images are digitally watermarked and are not to be used or copied in any manner without my permission. That includes internet use!
Tweet This girl is totally deaf and a student at our school in Lai Chau, Vietnam (supported by Duniya Foundation). Need I say more?
Tweet In October this year, Duniya Foundation financed the eye-surgery of 22 children in the Vietnamese mountain town Lai Chau. At that time, we could not help all of those who came to us for screening: some of them had problems (tumors) too complex for the medical team to handle. [Read more under the photo, [...]
Tweet I know! I am a bit late with my ‘photo of the month’, being the end of the month already. Nevertheless, I wanted to share this photo of my little friend from India: Choti (which by the way means ‘the little girl’). I am thinking of using this photo as a Christmas or New [...]
Tweet Saturday, September 17th, I will have a one-day photo exhibition at the 2015 Festival in IJlst (Friesland, The Netherlands) focussing on the girl child in India, illustrating the third millennium goal: promote gender equality and empower women. A new video has been uploaded for the occasion and I hereby invite you to watch, while [...]
Tweet Two more weeks to go, and the Indian girl will be very central in my photo exhibition during the 2015 Festival in IJlst (Friesland, The Netherlands), which will focus on the third millennium goal: promote gender equality and empower women. The exhibition will be held on the 17th of September, in a beautiful Indian [...]
Tweet In 2008, I photographed the milkman’s daughter Deepika (Rajasthan, India) and promised the family that as soon as her photo would sell, she would earn too, an agreement we put in a (model release) contract which was ‘signed’ by her (she used her thumb and ink), countersigned by the father and me. The little [...]
Tweet I know Kabutar (कबूतर) for many years. When I met her the first time, she was introduced to me as अंधी कबूतर, blind Kabutar. At the time, I had no idea that Anita was her real name, and ‘Kabutar’ a nickname meaning ‘pigeon’. Anita didn’t go to school, but helped her mother who was [...]