About

Expositions

Upcoming, ongoing and past expositions with my work.

2020

  • 23 January – August 2020: HH Ieper – Ieper, Belgium
  • 12 August – 19 August 2020: 3rd Chania International Photo Festival, Crete (Greece)
  • November 2020: FoMu Antwerp, Belgium

2019

  • 14 January – 07 February 2019: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC Guldenberg – Wevelgem, Belgium
  • 12 February – 15 March 2019: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – Het Gasthuis – Aarschot, Belgium
  • 19 March – 09 April 2019: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC ’t Aambeeld – Aartselaar, Belgium
  • 2 June – 30 September 2019 – international photo festival Lens op de Mens (Spotlight on people) – Pelt, Belgium
  • 12 October – 3 November 2019: L’Ete Indien des portraits – Sanary-sur-Mer, France
  • 20 September – 19 December 2019: MATRIX – Bedking – Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

2018

  • 10 January – 08 February 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC De Ploter – Ternat, Belgium
  • 09 February – 05 March 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC Zwaneberg – Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium
  • 23 February – 08 March 2018: Blank Wall Gallery – Athena, Greece
  • 11 May – 06 June 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC Palethe – Overpelt, Belgium
  • 11 June – 28 June 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC Evergem-Stroming – Evergem-Sleidinge, Belgium
  • 09 March – 28 March 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC Achterolmen – Maaseik, Belgium
  • 30 March – 09 May 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC De Kimpel – Bilzen, Belgium
  • 30 July – 5 August 2018: DJ Memorial Photography Contest – Kasturi Srinivasan Art Gallery – Coimbatore, India
  • 02 July – 06 September 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC Gildhof – Tielt, Belgium
  • 10 September – 04 October 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – Cultuurhuis De Leest – Izegem, Belgium
  • 08 October – 08 November 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC De Brouckere – Torhout, Belgium
  • 25 October – 25 November 2018: Digital presentation Fotograficircuit Vlaanderen – FOMU, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 12 November – 06 December 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC Ieper-Het Perron – Ieper, Belgium
  • May – December 2018: Villa Zeerust, Namen van vakantiewoningen aan zee – Middelkerke, Belgium
  • 10 December – 10 January 2019: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC De Steiger – Menen, Belgium

2017

  • 06 December 2017 – 09 January 2018: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC De Zandloper – Wemmel, Belgium
  • 08 November – 05 December 2017: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC De Ster – Willebroek, Belgium
  • November – 6th China International Digital Photography Art Exhibition, Lishui, China
  • 04 October – 07 November 2017: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – CC Sint-Niklaas, Museumtheater – Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
  • 04 September – 03 October 2017: Fotografiecircuit Vlaanderen – Elcker-ik Centrum – Antwerp, Belgium
  • 18 June till 31 August 2017: Lens Op De Mens – Overpelt, Belgium
  • 17 March till 31 March 2017: TrumpVision – ArteNova Mechelen, Belgium

2016

  • 28 December 2016: Campina Exhibition – Romania
  • 25 December 2016: Vizual Souls – Galsi, India
  • 23 December till 25 December 2016: Seramporo Fotofocus – India
  • 24 September 2016: Forum van de patient en de mantelzorger – ICC Gent, Belgium
  • 10 July 2016 – 25 September: l’Eté des portraits, Bourbon-Lancy, France
  • 04 June 2016 – 20 June: Gafodi f/50 – Gavere, Belgium
  • 26 May – 02 June 2016: 16th China International Photographic Art Exhibition, Zhengzhou, China
  • February 2016: Administratief Centrum Gistel – De Bezaan, Belgium

2015

  • 28 November – 20 December 2015: Exposure Value Oostende, Belgium
  • November 2015: 5th China International Digital Photography Art Exhibition, Lishui, China

2014

  • November – December 2014: ’t Walhalla Roeselare, Belgium
  • March 2014: Ipso Facto Oudenburg, Belgium
  • July – Augustus 2014: 4AD Diksmuide, Belgium

2013

  • 1 December 2013 – 31 January 2014: Coffeebar “De Familie Jansen”, Oostende, Belgium
  • October – December 2013: Art & You Loppem, Belgium
  • May – June 2013: Venetiaanse Gaanderijen Oostende, Belgium

References

Customers, references and experience

Awards

  • Qualified European Photographer, awarded by the Federation of European Photographers
  • European Photographer, awarded by the Federation of European Photographers
  • Finalist Dutch Championship Photography 2014
  • Bronze medal in 5th China International Digital Photography Art Exhibition, 2015
  • Shortlist for the 16th China International Photographic Art Exhibition, 2016
  • Member of the National Photographic Team of Belgium at the World Photographic Cup 2016
  • Serampore Fotofocus 2016, India – 4 Acceptances
  • Visualization International Salon 2016, India – 2 Acceptances
  • Campina Interantional Exhibition of Photography 2016, Romania – 2 Acceptances
  • Shortlist in the 6th China International Digital Photography Art Exhibition, 2017
  • Member of the National Photographic Team of Belgium at the World Photographic Cup 2018
  • Selected for expo “Monochrome” by Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece, February 2018
  • Certificate of Merit at 7th DJ Memorial Photography Contest, India, July 2018
  • Honorable Mention at the 13th Black and White Spider Awards, United States of America, November 2018
  • Member of the National Photographic Team of Belgium at the World Photographic Cup 2019
  • Merit Award in “Portrait” at the Individual Image Awards 2019, organized by the Federation of European Photographers, March 2019
  • Merit Award in “Illustration, Digital Art & Fine Art” at the Individual Image Awards 2019, organized by the Federation of European Photographers, March 2019
  • Honorable Mention at international photo festival “Lens op de Mens” (Spotlight on people), Pelt, Belgium
  • Honorable Mention at the 14th Black and White Spider Awards, United States of America, October 2019
  • Sergi-award at the 15th Orhan Holding International Photography Contest 2019
  • Member of the National Photographic Team of Belgium at the World Photographic Cup 2020 with two images
  • Nominated with two images for the 13th International Color Awards, USA, March 2020
  • One distinction award and one Merit award in “Digital Art” and one Merit award in “Portrait” at the Individual Image Awards 2020, organized by the Federation of European Photographers, April 2020
  • Selected for the 3rd Chania International Photo Festival, Crete (Greece), August 2020

References

  • Published the book “heArt” with 61 under water portraits of famous Belgian people to support Organ Donation
  • Published the book “Soul” to support Suicide Prevention
  • Published the book “Op het stalen ros naar Portugal”
  • KW Weekend – Roularte Media Group
  • The Art Of Living Magazine (www.theartofliving.nlwww.theartofliving.bewww.theartofliving.eu)
  • Les Films du Bord de Mer – house photographer FFO 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Plopsa Belgium, Germany, Poland and The Netherlands
  • MBZ – Port of Zeebrugge
  • Tourist Department of Oostende – house photographer 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Tourist Department of Middelkerke
  • Kursaal Oostende
  • Elicio Belgium
  • Elia nv
  • Chancellery of the Prime Minister
  • Lannoo
  • Knack
  • Roularta Media Group
  • DLA Piper UK LLP
  • Bentley’s
  • Verhelst Aannemingen
  • Shakalaka!
  • Ideal Standard
  • Boek.be
  • Grondig Groen
  • De Zondag
  • Franklin Sleuyter Foundation
  • Electrawinds
  • Het Belang van Limburg
  • Gazet van Antwerpen
  • City of Oostende
  • OZ-Onafhankelijk Ziekenfonds
  • VMC
  • Haven Oostende
  • Alstom
  • Ijstijd
  • Chocolaterie Willems
  • Unicars
  • De Streekkrant
  • Wegwijzer vzw
  • VLIZ
  • Linum
  • Immo Debeus
  • Scandinavian Tobacco Group
  • Musispace vzw
  • Muffler Men
  • Big Media Group – Vlaanderen Manager & maXLife
  • Bas Bulteel
  • Gino Carts & Bikes
  • De Kustbrouwerij
  • Residentie Vastgoed
  • Herman Desserts
  • Teacher for several organisations (Syntra, Breedbeeld, Wegwijzer, vzw Curieus, …)

Press

A number of newspapers dedicated an article to my work. An overview…

Training

To constantly train myself in the various branches of photography, I took several courses, workshops and trainings.

  • Diploma Photographer
  • Webinar “working with textures” by Piet Van den Eynde.
  • Masterclass Portrait photography by Paulina Duczman Photography.
  • Advanced workshop Lighting techniques by 2 Photographers.
  • Event Reportage by Nikon Belgium with lectures and training by Rob Mitchell, Sven Soetens and Jimmy Kets
  • Screening by Stephane Verheye
  • Masterclass Fine Art Portraits by Malou Reedorf.
  • Masterclass Adrian Sommeling
  • Photoshop Fast by Marc Wallican
  • Finding new services and sales markets by Flanders DC
  • Digital Marketing: online promotion by Lieven Van de Velde
  • What’s new in Adobe CC2019 by Catena
  • Masterclass Creative Photography and Retouching pt II with Antti Karppinen.
  • Masterclass Creative Photography and Retouching with Antti Karppinen.
  • Workshop Under water portraits with Guy Schotte.
  • Workshops Lighting techniques with Kurt Vansteelant & Laurens Janus.
  • Workshop Lighting techniques for food photography by Joris Luyten
  • Workshop Lighting techniques for product photography by Stephan Verheye
  • Workshop Studio Photography @ Francken Studios
  • Workshop Street Photography by Bert Stephani
  • Workshop Flash on Location by Piet Van den Eynde
  • Workshop Fashion Photography by Selina De Maeyer
  • Intensive Fotografie by Andy Hens @ Handwerkskammer Dortmund, Germany
  • Workshop Street Photography by Martin Hogeboom
  • Lecture on nature photography by Guido Sterkendries
  • Workshop Nature photography by Martin Steenhaut
  • Foodphotography by Joris Luyten
  • Lecture on photography by Bieke Depoorter
  • Photoshop at Syntra West, Brugge, by Adrien Hendrickx
  • Lecture on photography by Jimmy Kets
  • Photoshop cs5 en raw6 for photographers
  • Successfully starting up your creative entrepreneurial idea in photography by Luc Peeters
  • A successfull break through with digital image manipulation by Adrien Hendrickx
  • Nature photography by Werner Van Steen
  • Prospecting: tips for creative survivors by Toon Grobet
  • Fashion photography by Luc Gees
  • Portrait photography by Marco Mertens
  • Landscape photography by Jacques Martens
  • Lecture “Experience of beauty in pictures – 36 points” by Johan De Vos
  • Workshop Macro Photography by Tom Linster en Koen De Buck with CVN, Brugge
  • Workshop Photographing raptors by Tom Linster en Koen De Buck with CVN, Brugge
  • Workshop Concertphotography by An Nelissen (De Standaard) with Moritoen, Brugge.
  • Workshop Bird photography by Miel Ferdinande with CVN, Oostkamp.
  • Workshop Nature photography by Tom Linster and Koen De Buck with CVN, Brugge
  • Workshop Portrait photography by An Nelissen (De Standaard) with Moritoen, Brugge.