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Visual Diary #027 – Out takes Portrait Bugra Gedik

Some out takes of the shoot with Bugra Gedik, student University of Amsterdam and appointed Campus Poet.

First spring day; time to brush off the garden set up. #editorialphotography #todaysoffice #spring #lente

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The Netherlands, Amsterdam, 10 April 2015. Portrait Bugra Gedik, student University of Amsterdam (UvA), Campus Poet of the UvA-HvA and comedian. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Amsterdam, 10 april 2015. Portret Bugra Gedik, student Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), UvA-HvA Camopus dichter en comedian. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl

Bugra Gedik, appointed UvA Campus Poet
2015, Bram Belloni for Folia Magazine


Editorial: the UvA Maagdenhuis Protest

For a while now the University of Amsterdams Maagdenhuis has been occupied by UvA students and activists. The university-wide movement acts under joint name De Nieuwe Universiteit (The New University) and strives for more democracy in the UvA administration (among other demands).

This april, the six week occupation comes to an end. I was there to portray the occupants for Folia Magazine.

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, 20 March 2015. Portrait students University of Amsterdam (UvA) and activists at occupation of UvA Maagdenhuis, which settles the UvA Administration. The university-wide movement acts under joint name De Nieuwe Universiteit (The New University) and strives for more democracy in the UvA administration (among other demands). The occupation started at February 25th 2015, and is continuing. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Amsterdam, 20 maart 2015. Portret studenten Universiteit van Amsterdam en activisten tijdens bezetting UvA Maagdenhuis, het bestuurscentrum van de UvA. De universiteits-brede beweging is verenigd onder de naam De Nieuwe Universiteit en eist (onder andere) meer democratie in de beleidsvorming van de UvA. De bezetting startte op 25 februari 2015 en is in ontwikkeling. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl

Students University of Amsterdam and activists at occupation of UvA Maagdenhuis
2015, Bram Belloni for Folia Magazine

Besides the group, I also took them apart. Holding hands together to capture the unity.

And in the publication, Folia Magazine cover 25th of april:

Tear sheet Folia Magazine 25/2015, editorial photography by Bram Belloni

Folia Magazine cover featuring Maagdenhuis occupants
Editorial photography by Bram Belloni

Read more:
> De Nieuwe Universiteit
> Maagdenhuis Occupation 2015 (wiki)


Tearsheets: Resource Wageningen UR

Lately, I am working a lot for of publishers in the academic field. For Resource, a publication by the Wageningen University (WUR) I portrayed microbiologist and professor Willem de Vos.

Capturing scholars or research in an image can be a challenge, due to the high level of abstractness. Focusing on the persons themselves is always worth it and inspirational.

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, 06 March 2015. Portrait prof.dr. WM (Willem) de Vos at Micropia, museum for micro-organisms. Willem de Vos is a Dutch microbiologist and Professor at Wageningen University. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Amsterdam, 06 maart 2015. Portret prof.dr. WM (Willem) de Vos in Micropia, museum voor micro-organismen. Willem de Vos is microbioloog en hoogleraar aan de Wageningen Universiteit. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl

Prof.dr. WM (Willem) de Vos at Micropia, museum for micro-organisms.
2015, Bram Belloni for Resource

The Netherlands, Schiphol, 06 March 2015. Portrait prof.dr. WM (Willem) de Vos at Schiphol Airport enroute to Helsinki. Willem de Vos (right) is a Dutch microbiologist and Professor at Wageningen University. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Schiphol, 06 maart 2015. Portret prof.dr. WM (Willem) de Vos op Schiphol Airport onderweg naar Helsinki. Willem de Vos (rechts) is microbioloog en hoogleraar aan de Wageningen Universiteit. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl

Prof.dr. WM (Willem) de Vos at Schiphol Airport enroute to Helsinki
2015, Bram Belloni for Resource

The photography in the publication (click for bigger image):

Tear sheet Cover Resource 09-2015, featuring Willem de Vos, editorial photography by Bram Belloni

Tear sheet Cover Resource 09-2015, featuring Willem de Vos
2015, photography by Bram Belloni

Tear sheet Resource 09-2015, featuring Willem de Vos, editorial photography by Bram Belloni

Tear sheet Resource 09-2015, featuring Willem de Vos
2015, photography by Bram Belloni

Tear sheet Resource 09-2015, featuring Willem de Vos, editorial photography by Bram Belloni

Tear sheet Resource 09-2015, featuring Willem de Vos
2015, photography by Bram Belloni

> read more: Resource Magazine
> read more: Wageningen UR
> about: Willem de Vos (wikipedia)


New Scientist – New Publication

For the New Scientist, Dutch edition, I was working on the new April 2015 issue. Featuring the scientific approach on running and exercising. Dolf Jansen, Dutch comedian and tv-presenter, and avid marathon runner was asked to do a test at the Asics Running Lab and tell about his training experiences as the main story.

It was the first time I got assigned by New Scientist and thrilled to start off immediately with the cover.

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, 17 February 2015. Portrait Dutch Comedian and marathon runner Dolf Jansen wearing oxygen mask after a running test at Asics Running Lab. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Amsterdam, 17 february 2015. Portret cabaretier en marathon loper Dolf Jansen met zuurstofmasker na een hardlooptest bij het Asics Running Lab. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl

Dolf Jansen at Asics Running Lab
2015, Bram Belloni for New Scientist

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, 17 February 2015. Portrait Dutch Comedian and marathon runner Dolf Jansen wearing oxygen mask after a running test at Asics Running Lab. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Amsterdam, 17 february 2015. Portret cabaretier en marathon loper Dolf Jansen met zuurstofmasker na een hardlooptest bij het Asics Running Lab. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl

Dolf Jansen at Asics Running Lab
2015, Bram Belloni for New Scientist

The oxygen mask did very well in the image, resulting in a scientific, clinical look and feel. To gain cover exposure, they finally went for the mix of a more visible (well-known) face, the mask and physical strain.

New Scientist april 2015 cover, editorial photography by Bram Belloni

New Scientist April 2015 cover, editorial photography by Bram Belloni

Oh, and i got interviewed about the cover shoot too:

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> read more about New Scientist
> about Dolf Jansen
> art direction: Pascal Tieman/Death Valley Design


Visual Diary #026 – Slaboshpytskiy on IFFR

Ukrainian director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy and his spous Elena during photo shoot for IFFR.

 

The Netherlands, Rotterdam, 22 January 2015. The 44th International Film Festival Rotterdam - IFFR 2015. Portrait Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, director The Tribe (Ukraine 2014), in the IFFR Limelight programme. Photo: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl (Bram Belloni)
The Netherlands, Rotterdam, 22 January 2015. The 44th International Film Festival Rotterdam - IFFR 2015. Portrait Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, director The Tribe (Ukraine 2014), in the IFFR Limelight programme. Left; Elena Slaboshpytskiy (Myroslavs spous). Photo: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl (Bram Belloni)
The Netherlands, Rotterdam, 22 January 2015. The 44th International Film Festival Rotterdam - IFFR 2015. Portrait Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, director The Tribe (Ukraine 2014), in the IFFR Limelight programme. Left; Elena Slaboshpytskiy (Myroslavs spous). Photo: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl (Bram Belloni)
The Netherlands, Rotterdam, 22 January 2015. The 44th International Film Festival Rotterdam - IFFR 2015. Portrait Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, director The Tribe (Ukraine 2014), in the IFFR Limelight programme. Left; Elena Slaboshpytskiy (Myroslavs spous). Photo: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl (Bram Belloni)
The Netherlands, Rotterdam, 22 January 2015. The 44th International Film Festival Rotterdam - IFFR 2015. Portrait Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy, director The Tribe (Ukraine 2014), in the IFFR Limelight programme. Left; Elena Slaboshpytskiy (Myroslavs spous). Photo: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl (Bram Belloni)

 

And the image used in the Daily Tiger, the festival’s daily newspaper (click for bigger image):

Tearsheet Daily Tiger #05-2015, publication International Film Festival Rotterdam 2015. Photography by Bram Belloni for IFFR. (Bram Belloni)

Tearsheet Daily Tiger #05-2015, publication International Film Festival Rotterdam 2015. Photography by Bram Belloni for IFFR.


Tearsheets: Editorial Photography for Folia Magazine

Folia Magazine, an independent publication for the University of Amsterdam I frequently work for, recently got redesigned. With art directors at Vruchtvlees we worked on the photography for the new cover.

Folia Magazine 17-2014/2015, Cover photography: Bram Belloni, art direction: Vruchtvlees. (Bram Belloni)

Folia new food bloggers Tristan and Gregory, cover Folia Magazine 17-2015
Amsterdam, January 2015, Bram Belloni for Folia Magazine

 

They wanted to go for a clean and more graphical shot. In support of the redesign leaning heavily on typography. Vegetables on the cover are digital altered (but all were thrown in air).

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, 13 January 2015. Portrait Tristan van Hoolwerff (l) and Gregory Edelenbos (r), students at Hogeschool van Amsterdam and Folias new food bloggers. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Amsterdam, 13 januari 2015. Portret Tristan van Hoolwerff  (l) en Gregory Edelenbos (r), studenten aan Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) en nieuwe Kookbloggers van Folia Magazine. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2015, www.belloni.nl (Bram Belloni)

Tristan and Gregory
Amsterdam, January 2015, Bram Belloni for Folia Magazine

 

Besides the cover photography, we did a lot of additional work for dedicated use on the Foliaweb website and for use in their blog posts.

Screen shot Foliaweb-website with different uses of the shoot

Screen shot Foliaweb-website with different uses of the shoot

> art direction: Vruchtvlees
> read more about Folia Magazine


Visual Diary #023 – Arnon Grunberg for Folia Magazine

When Folia Magazines departing editor-in-chief Jim Jansen asked me to accompany him for his last interview for the magazine, I suspected I was in for a treat.

The interviewee was Arnon Grunberg, Dutch author and columnist. Beside his literary works, I have always held him in high regards because of his commentary on contemporary (Dutch) issues in his columns. And for awesome projects like Les vacances de Monsieur Grunberg.

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, 05 October 2014. Portret Arnon Grunberg, Dutch author at Hilton Amsterdam. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Amsterdam, 05 oktober 2014. Portret Arnon Grunberg, auteur, in Hilton Amsterdam. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2014, www.belloni.nl (Bram Belloni)

Arnon Grunberg, Dutch author
October 2014, Bram Belloni for Folia Magazine

With Folia Magazines art-director Pascal Tieman we decided to go for a different angle; instead of color portraits, high contrast black and white images which he completed with colored gradients.

> Commissioning editor: Jim Jansen, art-director Pascal Tieman
> Read the interview in Folia Magazine #9-2014
> Read more about Arnon Grunberg


Tearsheets: Editorial portrait for Folia Magazine

With the new academic year Folia Magazine, independent magazine for the University of Amsterdam, comes with a new volume. For the first two issues i worked on two editorial portraits. Both as feature and also one for the cover.

First was Emma Curvers, UvA Alumni, columnist and debuting author with Dutch novel Iedereen kan schilderen.

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, 29 August 2014. Portrait Emma Curvers, author and columnist at home. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Amsterdam, 29 augustus 2014. Portret Emma Curvers, auteur en columnist, thuis. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2014, www.belloni.nl (Bram Belloni)

Emma Curvers, author and columnist
august 2014, Bram Belloni for Folia Magazine

 

Than there was Sander Wirken, UvA PhD researcher and initiatior of documentary film Burden of Peace about Claudia Paz y Paz, the first woman to lead the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Guatemala.

The project is still in post-production phase, but the trailer looks really promising!

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, 05 September 2014. Portrait Sander Wirken, PhD researcher University of Amsterdam and initiator documentary Burden of Peace. Photo: Bram Belloni / Nederland, Amsterdam, 05 september 2014. Portret Sander Wirken, promovendus Universiteit van Amsterdam en initiator van documentaire Burden of Peace. Foto: Bram Belloni / (c) 2014, www.belloni.nl (Bram Belloni)

Sander Wirken, PhD researcher University of Amsterdam and initiator documentary Burden of Peace
september 2014, Bram Belloni for Folia Magazine

 

See how the images were published in the layout (clik for bigger image):

Tearsheet Folia Magazine, issue 2-2014/15. Editorial portrait Emma Curvers for Folia Magazine, by Bram Belloni. (Bram Belloni)

Tearsheet Folia Magazine, issue 2-2014/15. Editorial portrait Emma Curvers for Folia Magazine, by Bram Belloni.

Tearsheet Folia Magazine, issue 3-2014/15. Editorial portrait Sander Wirken for Folia Magazine, by Bram Belloni. (Bram Belloni)

Tearsheet Folia Magazine, issue 3-2014/15. Editorial portrait Sander Wirken for Folia Magazine, by Bram Belloni.

Tearsheet Folia Magazine, issue 3-2014/15. Editorial portrait Sander Wirken for Folia Magazine, by Bram Belloni. (Bram Belloni)

Tearsheet Folia Magazine, issue 3-2014/15. Editorial portrait Sander Wirken for Folia Magazine, by Bram Belloni.

Art director: Pascal Tieman

> Read more on Emma Curvers and Iedereen kan schilderen
> Read more on Sander Wirkens documentary Burden of Peace