In the seventies I started making photographs of nature events and symptoms. In 1979, after several years of practicing this ‘registration’ kind of photography, I decided to join a photo club in my neighbourhood. This in fact was the beginning of being an ambitious recreational photographer. In 1984 me and two of my photographer friends founded the so called ‘Fotogroep Soest’, a private photographer group consisting of 6 members. I work thematically with an absolute preference for aesthetic and creative photography. I give myself an assignment and will not stop making photographs unless I think I got everything out of this assignment. Some of my assignments may take half a year while others take 4 years or even longer! By working this way black and white series arise like traffic signs, ‘moving’ trees, wall landscapes and sequences. And colour series arise like billboards, shop-windows, flowers/ plants and reflections.