Illustration Mentor


Editor-at-Large of international photography magazine GUP

The Netherlands, Amsterdal
English, Dutch

He holds an MA in MediaStudies (University of Amsterdam, 2001) and Photographic Studies (University Leiden, 2009). Since 2008, he has collaborated with Dutch-Turkish photographer Ahmet Polat in a longitudinal project on Turks of African descent. Since 2009, he also works as Editor-in-chief for GUP magazine.


- Deadlines:
There is a delay of 3 days between the date we receive the photographer’s application and the date we are able to confirm or not the session with the Mentor.

- Payment:
Right after submitting his application throughout the Eyes in Progress’s website, the photographer is invited to pay the full stated price (via an email sent from PayZen credit card payment platform).
Applications can only be processed after receiving the full payment.

- Feedback/Testimonies:
Eyes in Progress will contact the photographer once the session is done in order to ask for his feedback.

- If the Mentor is not available and the photographer chooses to cancel the process, the photographer will receive a full refund in the delay of 3 days after the photographer sends his bank details to Eyes in Progress (IBAN and BIC/ SWIFT code).

- If the photographer decides to cancel for whatever reasons after the Mentor has agreed to the session, Eyes in Progress will reimburse 50% of the paid price.