Sol y Sombra

In the summer of 2015 I received the great honour to be invited as the official photographer for the Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Ronda (RMCR) and document the three days of bullfights at the Goyesca Feria in the oldest still standing (stone) bullring of Spain. I had to think about this. I had no knowledge whatsoever … More Sol y Sombra

Diptychs of Ronda ‘Rocks and stones’

DIPTYCHS OF RONDA III Part of the exhibition ‘Going Solo’ is the third in the series ‘Diptychs of Ronda’ With these diptychs I am trying to create new images based on the merging of two unrelated photographs, taken at different times and for different reasons. For the diptychs I frequently use scale enlargements/reductions. The fusion … More Diptychs of Ronda ‘Rocks and stones’

Celebrations

If there is anything the Andalusians master, it is the art of celebrating life. No matter hardship or economic crises, they will always find a reason to party and celebrate their religion. In all Andalusia they have a yearly ‘Romeria’, a pilgrimage where they will walk ‘their’ Virgin to a sanctuary or just take her out to the countryside. Once arrived at their … More Celebrations

Flight into Reality

This morning, as many mornings, we went for a walk just straight from our house. My head was filled with worries, same old same old, money things. But the longer I walked the more I felt disconnected to that ‘silly thing called economy’. I fled into reality.. Another spring has come and we’re still here. No, we … More Flight into Reality

A summer blanket

With the heat of the summer, gone is the juicy green. The land is plowed and shows its bare brown belly The hay is dry and ready to be cut or spread around like big yellow dice thrown out from the sky The vines are vibrantly green, while the aniseed plants are blossoming in soft … More A summer blanket