Herman Selleslags

Herman Selleslags photographed more than half a century of national and international events. His photographs are historical documents, mostly in black and white, sometimes in color. He works in almost all circumstanceswith the available light and therefore hardly ever used flash.
His clients included Belgian Magazine Humo, Vrij Nederland and the Volkskrant, but also Knack, Die Zeit and the Times turned to the images of the Antwerp photographer. Then there is the "free" work; photos that are not in order were made, but out of personal interest arose. Selleslags was not limited to one area of photography. He made to documentary and reportage photography, but also to portrait, sports and music photography. Among his best known work belongs: The Magical Mystery Tour film set shots where he was the only photographer allowed. He photographed numerous celebrities: Jean-Paul Sartre, John Lennon, Mick Jagger, Ike and Tina Turner, The Ramones, Frank Zappa, Lou Reed, Pink Floyd ... (and from the Low Countries: Eddy Merckx, Johan Cruijff , Rik Van Looy, Freddy Maertens, Bobbejaan Blades, Jan Decleir, Julien Schoenaerts, Hugo Claus, Panamarenko, Harry Mulisch, Gerard Reve, WF Hermans, Jeroen Brouwers ...)