• April 19, 2015

    Summit of the Americas with Al Jazeera Arabic

    Quite unexpectedly, Al Jazeera Arabic hired me as a field producer for their coverage of the Summit of the Americas.

  • December 17, 2014

    Color entertains, black & white explains

    It took me a while, but I finally figured out my analog to digital photography workflow.

  • July 16, 2015

    Syria 2015

    I traveled again to Syria, with the al-Wafaa campaign. Here’s some of my photography from there.

  • July 26, 2014

    Onder de Vulkaan, radio documentaire over Lisanne en Kris

    “Even leek het of de mediastorm was gaan liggen rond de verdwijning van de twee Nederlandse meisjes in Panama. Het was mei 2014. Lisanne Froon en Kris Kremers waren vermist, de zoekactie leek niets op te leveren en alle sporen hielden op in Boquete. Vanaf dat moment besloot journalist Okke Ornstein, die in Panama woont, af te reizen naar het bergdorp waar de meisjes voor het laatst waren gezien.”

  • January 20, 2014

    Flight to Syria - radio documentary

    Here’s the radio documentary I did about the Dutch humanitarian effort called “Help Syria Through the Winter” for NTR radio.

  • The people whose stories we tell have not given up hope, even in the most dire circumstances. Why should anyone else give up hope for them?

    James Nachtwey

  • October 14, 2012

    Barro Blanco

    The Dutch semi-government bank FMO invests in a hydroelectric dam in Panama that is highly controversial because of environmental damage and the violations of human rights of the indigenous Ngobe people.

  • November 7, 2014

    TEDx Talk: The Panama Free Speech Zone

    When I was asked to deliver a talk at the TEDx Punta Paitilla event in May 2014, I proposed to establish a space for Free Speech: The Panama Free Speech Zone.