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Ben Goossens, 1945 ~ Surrealist photographer





Goossens worked for 35 years in his native Belgium as an ad agency art director. After retiring, Goossen's turned to creating photo montages with a distinctive Surrealism style reminiscent of his fellow countryman, René Magritte.

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer
Goossens' images have received awards in a number of prestigious international photography competitions including Gold and Silver medals at the Trierenberg Super Circuit, the world's largest annual photography salon. Goossens has also seen his work widely published, including an in-depth 10 page exposition in the March 2007 edition of Photo Art International. His composite photos are remarkable for their seamless yet painterly renderings of Surrealism dreamscapes.
Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer




Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer

Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer


Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer


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Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer


Ben Goossens 1945 | Digital surrealist photographer





Il fotografo Belga Ben Goossens ha lavorato per 35 anni nel suo nativo Belgio come art director dell'agenzia pubblicitaria. Dopo il ritiro, Goossen inizia a creare fotomontaggi con un caratteristico stile Surrealista che ricorda il suo connazionale, René Magritte.
Ben Goossens crea fotomontaggi sperimentali-surrealisti modificando le fotografie con l'uso dell'aerografo e della manipolazione digitale, con eccellenti risultati.