Photography

Getty and iStock want to #RePicture the world

This summer Getty Images and iStock launched a global competition asking photographers to help #RePicture the world and change the paradigm around stereotypical imagery currently used to describe people and communicate concepts. Think of topics such as love, family, body, hero, women and age. That’s ironic, cause when we Google ‘happy family’ we easily come across this iStock family. Apparently though Getty… More.

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Wearing earplugs is cool

During the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), last week, the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports launched a campaign about the fact that wearing earplugs is not uncool. How? By making a series of 24 pictures of music lovers wearing them – among them DJ Martin Garrix, a 50-year old Kiss-fan and 11-year old Boyband-fan. Not… More.

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Ramon Stalenhoef

Ramon Stalenhoef‘s business card reads Creative Director Copy (at SSSS & Orchestra), but besides that he is also an avid photographer. Sometimes he can take his passion for photography to work – like when he did the photos for SSSS’ recent, quite distinctive Van Gils campaign. However, his love for photography really flourishes in his free time… More.

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In the name of Orange

Left: Primary School De Boemer (Wesley Sneijder) Right: Club Spartaan ’20 (Bruno Martins-Indi) Some really simple, smart and sexy work by Anomaly for Nike. The agency took today’s top 20 Dutch National Football players and asked them where they fell in love with their sport.  Anomaly then visited each clubhouse, pitch, square, sidewalk and turf to… More.

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The Standard Calendar

We love this – a worthy piece for this blog to end 2013. KesselsKramer helped The Standard Hotel to make their 2014 calendar. To show the hotel is always aiming for perfection, it took the feedback from its guests as input for the yearly calendar. But, as the hotel likes to things with twist, it used… More.

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Creative press challenge; behind the scenes

A month ago we wrote about the wonderful commercial advertising the Creative Press Challenge. Yesterday we received some behind the scenes photos, taken by Sofie van der Sman, that clearly convey the painstaking process of making the film.

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Crazy Dance

How to make the super sales – the ‘Three Crazy Days’ or Drie Dwaze Dagen – at luxury department store de Bijenkorf look chique. A difficult task. In the past advertising agency Selmore used, among other things, wildlife predators and a special police force to metaphorically show how the crowd goes wild when hunting for… More.

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I simply want a mom

“I don’t want you to feel sorry for me. I don’t want you to call me a bottomless pit. I simply want a mom” – click to see the poster in full. Now that is a tone of voice for SOS Kinderdorpen (literally: ‘children’s villages’) that stands out! And what a great photo – made… More.

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Album Beauty

At the moment Amsterdam photo museum Foam is exhibiting an ode to the vanishing era of the photo album told through the extensive collection of Erik Kessels, founder of KesselsKramer. The press release reads: “Once commonplace in every home, the photo album has been replaced by images that live online and on hard drives. Photo… More.

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