I studied photographic design at the art Academy, after which my attention was drawn to the ‘dog world’. Learning processes, training techniques and the behavior of dogs (and people) have always fascinated me. After 14 years of working professionally in the dog world, I decided to take a different path. I wanted to go back to where I started. Because a lot had changed within photography in the meantime, I went back to school. I successfully graduated in 2018 from the Fotovakschool (part of the Dutch Academy for Image Creation) in Amsterdam.