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Award ceremony of Prijs voor Storytelling

As chair jury of the Award for Storytelling 2018 (part of Zilveren Camera) I got the honour to announce that photographer Anaïs Lopez won this year with her project The Migrant.

Yes! De Correspondent goes international

Thanks to a successful crowdfund campaign De Correspondent will have an English expansion by mid 2019! You can join our movement here.

Co-hosting De Donkere Kamer

Already the 10th time I’m co-hosting De Donkere Kamer, a live magazine about photography. Up for ten more editions!

[Photo by Ramon de Vries]

Guest at conference for innovation in journalism

Representing De Correspondent at the conference Stop de Persen organised by Fonds voor Bijzondere Journalistieke Projecten.

[Photo by Bob Bronshoff]



Joining KABK fieldtrip to Novi Sad

This years fieldtrip of the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague was to Novi Sad in Serbia. Over the course of one week photography students embarked on a journey in and around this Serbian city. All students made a person project which resulted in a publication, a website and a exhibition at several locations in Novi Sad.

Joining teachers were: Donald Weber, Ari Versluis, Lotte Sprengers, Rob Hornstra and me.

Chair jury for the Award of Storytelling

Photographer Sanne De Wilde won the Award for Storytelling 2017 (part of the Canon Zilveren Camera) with her project The Island of the Colorblind.

[photo by Eric Brinkhorst]

Deputy editor in chief

After being the image director from the very beginning of De Correspondent in 2013 I’m honoured to be promoted to deputy editor in chief of this journalism platform that provides an antidote to the daily news grind.

Update: in June 2018 I became editor in chief together with Rosan Smits. 

Analysing the photo book of Pete Souza


The photo book Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza is published. For years I’ve been going through his archive of Obama, analysing the orchestrated image forming of him as president. Does this photo book bring something new in addition to what we’ve seen?

Read the article here [in Dutch]

Co-host of live magazine De Donkere Kamer


For both the editions in Amsterdam and Rotterdam I may call myself host of De Donkere Kamer together with Marc Prüst. It’s great to be part of it!

[Photo by Bas de Meijer]

Lecture and reviews at Nothern Lights Masterclass


Talking all day with the participants of this great annual masterclass (organised by Jim Casper, Lars Boering and Marc Prüst) about how to improve ones visual storytelling skills, in connection to my work as the image director at De Correspondent and their individual projects.

[Photo by Lars Boering]

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