Best Way to Learn Typography: The Elements of Typographic Style

Want to learn typography? The best book on the subject is “The Elements of Typographic Style” by Robert Bringhurst. This book is a masterpiece when it comes to the subject of typography and page design. Read more »

The Presidential Portrait; Looking Back

Back in August 2010 I shot the official portrait for the president of Suriname. You can read all about it in a previous blog post titled “Photoshoot: President D. D. Bouterse of Suriname”. Read more »

Creativity, innovation and making mistakes

I came across a very good article written by Espen Brunborg titled “Is the Internet killing creativity?” Brunborg touches upon a number of interesting subjects, and I especially liked the following bit towards the end: But remember ... Read more »

The Importance of powerful Visuals in Communication

Visual communication is many times more powerful than verbal and written communication. People remember 10% of what they hear, 30% of what they read, and 80% of what they see and do. Read more »

Do Not Vote

I’ve just launched another one of my personal Internet projects. Read more »

Photography with the Nokia Lumia 930

A few months ago I finally replaced my old BlackBerry Bold 9700 phone with the brand new Nokia Lumia 930. Read more »

Trip with Wyatt Gallery to Jodensavanne

New York based photographer Wyatt Gallery visited Suriname for a few days to photograph some historic sites for his project “Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean.” Wyatt has done work for the New York Times in the past and his work has been ... Read more »

When evening comes

I was standing at the waterfront in Paramaribo at dusk about to take this picture, when a homeless guy walked up to me to ask me for some money. Read more »

Fishermen at Dusk

At a time when it’s very often possible for me to go from being really impressed with a photo I took to thinking it sucks within the scope of just one minute (don’t ask), I think older work that still manages to impress me is probably ... Read more »

The lonely journey home

This image of an egret flying to its nest at dusk all by itself reminds me of the fact that life can be very lonely. And ironically life can become very lonely when you try to live an honest life. Read more »
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