About

PolTripod

POLTRIPOD — got dropped off on the tarmac in 1978 and never left since. A Zaventem based photographer , always keen for concert- and set-photography , (theater , performances , musical).

Timeline

View from my Oval Room.

We’ve got history

1978Banned in exile to the apron , diagnosed positive to the aviation virus. Till now not cured.
1980-1984Sint-Lukas , Schaarbeek. Addicted to the Silver-Bromides.
2005Portaelschool , Vilvoorde. Cured from the Silver-Bromides. Pixel-addicted now.
2013Grompised : entry of Hurricane Louie
2016Grompised , the sequel : entry of Jumpin’ Joe Flash

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Portaelschool Vilvoorde 2004

Inspired by

  • Photographers : Diane Arbus , Vivian Maier , Francesca Woodman , Stefan Vanfleteren , Anton Corbijn , Robert Mapplethorpe , Irving Penn , Sebastiao Salgado , Ansell Adams ,
  • Musicians : Annie Lennox , Beirut , Bob Dylan , Bram Vermeulen , Chris Whitley , David Bowie , Dez Mona , Echo & The Bunnymen , Eels , Elvis Costello , Frank Zappa , Graham Parker , Jacques Brel , Jeff Buckley , oe Jackson , John Cale , John Frusciante , John Hiatt , John Lennon , Joy Division , Kate & Anna McGarrigle , Kevin Coyne , Lou Reed , Loudon Wainwright III , Luka Bloom , Mari Boine , Mark Lanegan , Neil Young , Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds , Nico , Nils Lofgren , Nina Simone , Patti Smith , Peter Gabriel , Peter Hammill , Phantom Limb , Phosphorescent , Randy Newman , Raymond Van Het Groenewoud , Rob Jungklas , Robert Fripp , Robert Wyatt , Rufus Wainwright , Scott Walker , Sophia , Talking Heads , Thé Lau , The Scene , The Smiths , The Sound , The Triffids , The Willy DeVille Acoustic Trio , Tom Waits , Trixie Whitley , Van Der Graaf Generator , William Elliott Whitmore , Wire
  • Films – Series : Novecento , Shoah , The Singing Detective (Dennis Potter) , Underground , Playtime , Paths of Glory , The Right Stuff , Woodstock ,

In the darkroom I’m a dealer in space and time.

– Peter Hammill

Working with

  • Hardware : Sony and Nikon
  • Software : Adobe Lightroom Classic
  • Wordpress : Tielabs Jannah Theme

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    Zavelpand selfie
    Zaventem , 2008
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