Mitchel Lensink

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The glorious, life-invigorating act of walking

When I first landed on Craig Mod's website and read he describes himself as a 'writer, photographer, and walker,' I was a little confused. What the hell does it mean to 'be a walker'?

My six favorite Fujifilm film simulation recipes

I think we can all agree that Fujifilm's film simulations are amazing. That's why I have created six film simulation recipes that have been living on both my Fujifilm X100V and X-Pro3 for the better part of a year now.

Street photography in Greece but also taking a break

My phone screen wakes from an email: ‘extra information about your upcoming trip to Greece’, it reads. I peek out of the window to the left of me and see nothing but droplets on glass. The perfect time to extend summer just that little bit more.

One Two One

A black and white square-format photography project made during the winter of 2020/2021.


Hi, my name is Mitch. I'm a photographer and writer from The Netherlands. I have a monthly newsletter called ‘Dialogue’ about photography, walking and exploration. I also have a YouTube channel, where I share videos about street photography strategies and looks behind the scenes.



Popular essays

The glorious, life-invigorating act of walking

When I first landed on Craig Mod's website and read he describes himself as a 'writer, photographer, and walker,' I was a little confused. What the hell does it mean to 'be a walker'?

My six favorite Fujifilm film simulation recipes

I think we can all agree that Fujifilm's film simulations are amazing. That's why I have created six film simulation recipes that have been living on both my Fujifilm X100V and X-Pro3 for the better part of a year now.

Street photography in Greece but also taking a break

My phone screen wakes from an email: ‘extra information about your upcoming trip to Greece’, it reads. I peek out of the window to the left of me and see nothing but droplets on glass. The perfect time to extend summer just that little bit more.

One Two One

A black and white square-format photography project made during the winter of 2020/2021.





Highlighted projects

I focus my photography around personal projects. Most of which take between a couple of months or several years to finish. A selection of the ones I'm most proud of can be found below.

The Efflorescence
A documentary project about Dutch festival and club culture finding its way back to relevance during pandemic times.
the efflorescence photography book
One Two One
One Two One a black and white photography project, created during a period where a global pandemic, with its imposed restrictions, and a personal search for more fulfilling work come together.A book has been produced, of which only one copy exists.
one two one photography project
Winter Allotment
A small photography project, shot in one afternoon in the waning winter sun. Focussing on the hidden beauties of a communal allotment garden.
winter allotment small photography project
The Silence Around
Panorama photos that allowed people to take a step back from the hectics of modern life.
the silence around photography project


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