“Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.”

– Allen Ginsberg

“You don’t take a photograph,

you make it.”

– Ansel Adams


Photography is more than capturing the moment. Images are projected on our retina and processed by our neural biocomputer – interpretation is uniquely individual. I make photos that reflect what I saw and felt in the moment.


“I hid in bars, because I didn’t want to hide in factories.”
– Charles Bukowski


“Altitude is a little thing that makes a big difference”
– Winston Churchill


“For those of you in the cheap seats
I’d like ya to clap your hands to this one;
the rest of you can just rattle your jewelry!”
– John Lennon


“Life need not be a story, but it does need to be an adventure.”

– Douglas Coupland


“There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.”
― Jack Kerouac


“Wie ist das klein, womit wir ringen,
was mit uns ringt, wie ist das groß;
ließen wir, ähnlicher den Dingen,
uns so vom großen Sturm bezwingen,–
wir würden weit und namenlos.”
– Rainer Maria Rilke


“I remember awakening one morning and finding everything smeared with the colour of forgotten love.”
– Charles Bukowski

Alice,“This is impossible.”
The Mad Hatter, “Only if you believe it is.”

Philippe Thys (1961) has a passion for design and music. He lives between the hills and the sea and works where the road leads him.