VLOG: Erlangen with Multiblitz
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 21 Mar 2017 / 0 Comment

Please like & subscribe! 🙂 My first vlog! Documenting my trip to Erlangen to work for Multiblitz at the Ringfoto Messe with Tinotenda and Marco. We had a lot of fun and created some awesome images with the new M6 TTL flashes that Multiblitz provided for my workshops. Multiblitz on Facebook https://goo.gl/paa1c0 More about the […]



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Lensbaby spark
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 09 Jan 2017 / 0 Comment

To start the new year off right, I want to start a new series of blogs! In these blogs I will be talking about the things I use in my photography and I’ll show you guys the results these things give and how you can use them in different ways. The first blog in this […]



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Photoshop Action: Breeze
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 21 Oct 2016 / 0 Comment

A new action to add some drama to your images! Check out the previews below.   You can order this action for 3 euros, using the PayPal button below. Please make sure to mention your email address in the transaction so I can email you the action after payment has gone through. It’s as simple […]



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Dusk Warrior
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 21 Mar 2016 / 0 Comment

A 24hr photoshoot challenge. Last week, stylist Liz Scarlet and I decided to give ourselves a little challenge: to completely plan and produce a photoshoot from A-Z within 24 hours. Meaning: finding a shooting team, a location, finding and picking up clothing samples, shooting (hair, makeup, styling, taking photos) and even retouching the final images. I […]



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Torture Garden
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 17 Mar 2016 / 0 Comment

A couple of weeks ago I shot with fabulous fetish model Dutch Dame. I have known her for years now, and we have always expressed interest in working together, but somehow it just never really happened. Needless to say, I was really excited when she contacted me about a shoot for Torture Garden Clothing. The […]



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At the beach
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 14 Feb 2016 / 0 Comment

When I get a crazy idea into my head, there is very little that can stop me. A great example of this is me standing in the ocean on a very cold day in September, with a very brave model actually getting down in the dirty sand with the ice cold waves crashing against her […]



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Photoshop Action: Soft Glow
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 26 Oct 2015 / 0 Comment

From now on I will be making some of my favorite photoshop actions available for purchase. I make and use a LOT of actions for my photos, and now you can use them too! The “Soft Glow” action is a very versatile action as shown in the images below. It works well for images with a […]



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Totally illegal
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 24 Sep 2015 / 0 Comment

A couple of weeks ago, two of my talented friends and I planned an impromptu trip to Paris to shoot some cool photos.  My dear friend Physalis lives in Paris and kindly offered us a place to stay. While we were getting ready for the shoot we discussed possible locations and she came up with […]



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In-camera effects
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 18 Aug 2015 / 0 Comment

Tips & tricks! I thought it would be fun to tell you  little bit about how I achieve some of the effects in my work. A lot of people assume it’s all Photoshop, and clients actually ask me if I can retouch their photos to look like a certain photo from my portfolio. When I […]



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Black & Gold
Posted by josefienhoekstra on 31 Jul 2015 / 0 Comment

Last week I had a fantastic shoot with an incredibly lovely team. As usual it was an all-girls club ( that just keeps happening! ) and we were all bursting with energy, motivation and inspiration. The team consisted of MUA Ashley Wolthers ( www.ashleydesign.nl ) designer and stylist Sannie from Skeletons in the closet ( http://www.skeletonsintheclosetclothing.com ) […]



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