Meet Nicholas Hendrickx, a super creative guy and photographer from Belgium. He calls himself a perfectionist with great patience, but in the end Nicholas thinks the main thing that matters is having a lot of fun.


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Looking back to his career it’s really hard to tell what made him popular – his skills, or an excellent performance of a professional fly model “Mr. Fly”. And if you think that it was animal torture – read on.

On May 16 2007 I met Gerald Fly in my garden as I was shooting some cliche flowers. I had just bought my first cheap macro filters online and was excitingly giving them a try.

Gerald caught my attention as he was sitting on a flowerpot with nothing but a cardboard sign that said “Will work 4 food”. Over the years he degraded from a successful cab driver to a poor lonely insect as he had 173 wives who cost him a fortune on make-up and clothing. Not to mention his 2184 kids, who all needed money for education and iPods.

So there he was, staring at me with his big mosaic eyes, begging me for help. Macro filters in hand I offered him a job as my new photography model…” (source)

Please Help A Brother Out

(©Nicholas Hendrickx)

Minor Paddle

(©Nicholas Hendrickx)

Mr. Fly getting wet feet in the pool :)

Tour De Mouches

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Mr. Fly, having some trouble with reaching the pedals… :D

Wings On The Swings

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Minor Keys

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A Break From It All

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With a fresh icecold Mojito!

Nocturnal Raindance

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Mr. Fly trying to fight the heat by defying meteorology…

Midnight Cruzer

(©Nicholas Hendrickx)

*beep beep*

Minor Air

(©Nicholas Hendrickx)

Changing Roles

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(©Nicholas Hendrickx)

*pling pling*

Mr. Fly Caught Some Wind

(©Nicholas Hendrickx)

Poopville

(©Nicholas Hendrickx)

Please someone, Mr. Fly needs a lift!

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