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Looking for Gary

Documentary maker Jean-Baptiste Dumont has been tricked by a certain Gary in Brussels Gare du Midi station. He gives himself ten weeks to find Gary with the help of the audience of his interactive documentary project Where is Gary.

Jean-Baptisde Dumont Looking For Gary

Portait photographed for Readers’s Digest 11/2012

Marie-Hélène de Spiegeleer

“Studying is the best way to stop dementia”, says Marie-Hélène de Spiegeleer, 76, a former council manager, who after her retirement studied Chinese history at Ghent University. Today she can speak seven languages, including Mandarin, and leads tours around China, Uzbekistan, Armenia and Canada. Last year she published her first book De Islam in China.

Marie-Helene de Spiegeleer aging education

Published in Readers’s Digest 10/12

Jacob Jan Boerma – Food Meets Art

Just published. Dutch master chef Jacob Jan Boerma received us for this photo shoot at Restaurant De Leest in Vaasen. He composed some great looking and even better tasting dishes. Special thanks go to Frauke Koops for the styling and production, Peter Steiner for the layout and the restaurant staff for there great attention.

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Photographed for “Koch des Monats”, Der Feinschmecker 03/2012, Styling: Frauke Koops, Art Direction: Peter Steiner

Isabel Jonet – Food for the hungry

Isabel Jonet, Banco Alimentar

Isabel Jonet has driven the Portuguese food-bank Banco Alimentar to be the most successful in Europe. I was impressed by the long queues of volunteers waiting for there turn to recollect, unload and repackage food at the recent Banco Alimentar recollection campaign. The great number of children of all ages participating gave great hope for the future. Reader’s Digest has just named Isabel European of  the Year.

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Canarias

It was great fun to shoot the Canary Islands for GEO Saison.

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The Canary Islands for GEO Saison 01/2012, Germany