Ork.be is the personal website of Ork de Rooij. I'm a PhD student at the University of Amsterdam where I research advanced visual interfaces to explore, categorize or simply search through large video collections. When I'm not doing this I'm probably out photographing, which I've expanded in the last couple of years to professional photography.
I've been an enthusiastic photographer ever since my parents put a cheap compact in my hands decades ago. I found it marvelous to be able to capture something beautiful, and relive the experience much later when you look at the pictures. In the last couple of years I have expanded this to professional photography.
For me, it's people that really make a picture. A single facial expression says more than a thousand words. Capturing that expression in such a way that it still conveys the same message in a picture is a beautiful goal.
I'm currently specializing in model and portrait photography, and I enjoy shooting at live events or concerts. If you have anything that warrants beautiful pictures, please feel free to contact me!
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