In recent press conferences due to the COVID-19 pandemic sign language interpreters (“gebarentolken” in Dutch) have finally received the importance they deserve. I photographed two Dutch sign language interpreter students in Utrecht. Check out the current issue of the Dutch UWV Magazine for the full story.
I had the chance to shoot Tewodros Dechase for Selamta, the in-flight magazine of Ethiopian Airlines. He uses the materials and skills to be found in Ethiopia for creating quality, sustainable leatherwear. Based in Amsterdam, his footwear company Dechase marries quality and tradition to environmental and social responsibility.
Gabi Schenkel in the Netherlands before heading off for the 4800 km Atlantic Challenge in her rowing boat, crossing the Atlantic from the Canary Island to the Caribbean.
Portrait photography for Schweizer Illustrierte 12/2019