INTENSE by olaf


for three years I am creating long exposure portraits, first in high contrast black & white ('seconds'), later more subtile in both colour ('chromatisms') and black & white ('diatonics').


with an exposure of several seconds one can not keep up appearances and this results in an intense portrait showing the real you. I am able to capture a person as I see it: no mask, just reality.

... by olaf

born and raised dutch, studied at the photo-academy in amsterdam and a member of the nvf (dutch association of photo journalists).

as a wedding photographer I've shot over 300 weddings with couples from six continents  and had a great time doing this, enjoying wonderful moments with my couples. nowadays I rarely do weddings, my focus is on portraits which I love.


living on the hills of zagreb, I like to enjoy the simplicity of life with some good food, a glass of wine and a nice conversation.

I believe that the beauty of life is to be found in small things: you just have to see them. it's the same for the beauty inside us, you just need to see it. 

I feel blessed, cause I see.

... INTENSE sneakpreview

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