the last day of 2018 has been incredible day for me professionally and personally. I got invited to the most unique ceremonial celebration of a new beginning between two beautiful lives, sharing true love, honesty and deepest passion for one another.

A dream marriage in a dream location high up in the french alps of Courchevel

I had given the incredible honor to take the official wedding portraits and the privilege to create a fairy tale setting. A dream come true!

Prior the ceremony we scouted the location, timed the perfect moment when the last sunray sets the distant mountain caps on fire.

Tons of lighting grip got dragged up to the top, setting up and testing lights for a few very cold challenging hours creating a warm glow that captured this divine moment.

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Early december we got flown over to a secret location hidden away on the coast of Oman.

Our commission was to create timeless iconic photographs on location ambient based photography sets during this special private weekend ceremony themed the enchanted Bohdi Tree Land. 

The production team build a breathtaking magical place with everything that one can imagine.

We invite the guests to be captured within the Bohdi tree scenery that was nestled between the beautiful coloured redish desert landscape and deep blue Arabian Sea.

A very challenging task pre-scout for the best spots during the heat of the day for the perfect light and building a on the go photo-studios sets involving multiply heads and battery powered flash units.

A true spiritual and unforgettable magical event we had the honour being part of and capture a slice of history.

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Osram lighting commissioned me to photographed their unique designed first-class digital "premium" led lighting for the new interior renovations of the largest BMW / Mini dealership in the Netherlands.

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Who would have ever thought that i will get the privilege to share a brief 20 minutes one on one photo session with the titan of today’s worldwide electronic music scene, he is the pioneer of uk’s acid house rave era.

the one and only - Carl Cox

On this beautiful September Sunday he came to celebrate michel de hey’s birthday party held at Thuishaven. The magical place where i have my weekly photo studio set up backstage.

• what a gentle soul •

check the final portrait


For the digital agency - RB2 - we have create a selected image bank of candid shots that shows the creative spirit of the working environment and collaborative engagement of experts in the field of international e-commerce.

a few images can be see on THEIR WEBSITE


Finally i had the chance to portray the amazing tribe members of Wasteland Warriors. These guys are more than post-apocalyptic.

Wasteland Warriors, Amsterdam, 2018

Early mai was the five-year anniversary of Thuishaven.  A place created by like minded creative dreamers and entrepreneurs, which by now has become one of Amsterdam’s most extraordinary and unique venue. For this special occasion we build a photo-studio backstage to portray everyone involved creating this special vibe week after week, year after year to make thuishaven to what is has become to this day.  What an amazing day of laughter!

Thuishaven, Crew, Members, groups, Amsterdam, 2018, 5 years anni

Photoshoot for a corporate - editorial story at Polymount Int.  In commission of the the employee magazine  »inside:Tesa«  published globally through Tesa SE, Germany.  In collaboration with the Hamburg based agencies Fotogloria and Agentur Plan P.

Tesa Germany, Inside Tesa Magazine, Polymount International HQ,

On set for Gentleman magazine (it) Coverstory

- MARCEL WANDERS & LOUIS VUITTON - 

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BTS - BACKSTAGE PHOTO SHOOT TENSION DURING NETHERLANDS BIGGEST FETISH FESTIVAL CALLED B.I.T.C.H.

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BTS OF OUR SET AT WASTELAND SUMMERFEST 2017 - APOCALYPTIC

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THIS SUMMER WE BUILT OUR MOBILE STUDIO AGAIN AT THE AMSTERDAM MILKSHAKE FESTIVAL TO CAPTURE SOME TIMELESS ICONIC IMAGES OF BOYS WHO LOVE GIRLS WHO LOVE GIRLS WHO LOVE BOYS WHO LOVE BOYS  BOYS WHO LOVE GIRLS WHO LOVE GIRLS WHO LOVE BOYS WHO LOVE BOYS


       DURING EASTER I TEAMED UP AGAIN WITH FELLOW PHOTOGRAPHER DARREN SMITH  TO BUILT OUR MIRROR WALL PHOTOSTUDIO FOR THE 1ST EDITION OF THE SURREALIST BALL IN AMSTERDAM.

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DURING THE HONG KONG TRIP I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO COLLABORATE WITH THE INTERNATIONAL FINE JEWELLERY BRAND - QEELIN - TO PORTRAY SELECTED GUEST WEARING THE NEW QEELIN COLLECTION AND THE TRADITIONAL CHINESE FORMAL LADIES WEAR - CHANGDHAN

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2017 WAS A GOOD START.

HONG KONG BASED BOUTIQUE PAPER MERCHANT - ACUMEN PAPERS - INVITED ME TO THIS BEAUTIFUL VIBRANT ISLAND TO PRODUCE THE VISUALS THAT WILL CAPTURE THE SPIRIT, HEART AND SOUL OF ACUMEN PAPERS. THEIR PASSION AND DEEP ROOTED LOVE FOR PAPER AND THE INSPIRATION AND CREATIVITY THEY FIND IN THIS DIVERSE CITY. 

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LITTLE B.T.S PHOTO OF OUR SET AT THE WASTELAND VOODOO EDITION PARTY.   I TEAMED UP AGAIN WITH FELLOW PHOTOGRAPHER DARREN SMITH TO CAPTURE THE PERFORMERS THAT CELEBRATE THE FETISH LIFESTYLE BATHING IN A NEON FUTURISTIC SCIENCE-FICTION ATMOSPHERE.

Wasteland Voodoo 2016

HOUSE OF VINEYARD INVITED US AGAIN TO BUILD A PHOTO STUDIO BACKSTAGE TO PORTRAY THE VOGUERS THAT BATTLE FOR THE TITLE OF THE CAROUSEL BALL LAST MONTH. I TEAMED UP AGAIN WITH FELLOW PHOTOGRAPHER DARREN SMITH TO CREATE A NEW STYLE OF LIGHTING AND ATMOSPHERE.

AMAZING PERFORMERS AND JUDGES THAT NIGHT. WATCH THIS SIDE FOR UPDATES.. WE ARE STILL BUSY WITH THE POSTPRODUCTION

ON TOP WE GOT SO LUCKY TO HAVE THE LEGENDARY ARCHIE BURNETT SHOWING SOME SERIOUS DANCE MOVES IN FRONT OF OUR LENS.. CHECK THE LITTLE BTS VIDEO I TOOK WHILE DARREN GOT ARCHIE MOVING

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Marcus Koppen, Marcus Köppen, Photography


IF YOU DID NOT KNOW YET HEATH ROBERTS (AMAZING DUDE AND MULTITALENTED) AND I TEAMED UP A WHILE AGO PRODUCING FREE WORK BASED ON THE BEAUTY AND CONFIDENCE DEFINED IN THE GOLDEN ERA OF PIN UP PHOTOGRAPHY.
 
END OF AUGUST WE CAUGHT THE LAST WARM SUMMER AFTERNOON SUN IN THE AMSTERDAMSE BOS TO CAPTURETHE FREE SPIRIT OF NATURE AND BEAUTY.

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TOGETHER WITH DARREN SMITH WE SET UP A LOCATION PHOTO STUDIO TO CAPTURE THE PERFORMERS OF THE 2016 MILKSHAKE FESTIVAL IN AMSTERDAM. OH BOY WHAT AN AMAZING EVENT AND CHALLENGE TO BUILD UP A PROPER LIGHTING SET WITH FESTIVAL CHAOS AROUND US.

AT SOME POINT I SPOTTED SUPER STAR AMANDA LEPORE AND CONVINCED HER TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED BY US TO - SHE AGREED BUT ME GIVING DIRECTIONS WAS A NO NO..

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We portrayed the mayor of Amsterdam and the CEO of the Amsterdam Gay Pride for this years pride magazine - very honored to be part of it again

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