Developing a Photographer

Are you feeling stuck in your current career? Do you think that you would be happier doing something else? Do you have a passion for photography or another creative field and want to pursue it professionally? If so, you’re not alone. I have made a switch from technology and process consulting to photography, and while I still have a lot to learn and do, I already feel the impact this change has on me and my life. In this blog, I’ll share my stories and lessons learned, hoping to inspire and encourage you to release your inner creative self and pursue a new career of your dreams.

Colorful flower farms in in the north of the Netherlands.

Does the World Need Another Photography Blog?

Why should you read about photography from someone who isn’t yet “an award-winning photographer”? What can I bring to the field that isn’t already covered by excellent photographers with hundreds of thousands of followers on social media?

Layers of mountains in the early morning magenta light.

OK, but Why?

What happens when your entire professional life, you make decisions that work and make sense but are never really what you desire, and why it is never too late to do what you love?

A leaf on a snowy surface with the lens intentionally zoomed during the exposure. with

Why Photography, and Why Now?

Where does the drive to do something creative come from? How was my photographic journey through life (so far)?

Me with a camera at Spa-Francorchamps racetrack.

(Not) the About Me Slide

This a rather long extension to the Hello World! article, talking about who I am and the things that “make me tick.” You don’t need to read it to follow the rest of the blog, but if you’re interested, find out a bit about me outside the main topics of photography and career change.

A photographer is waiting for the sun to rise.

L’aventure commence!

Hello world! A few words about my background and the reasons for starting this blog.