Trained as a manager in the youth-care
Working as a manager from 1981 till 1999 (part-time)
Professional photographer since: 1992 (1999 full time)
Education as a photographer: Self educated. Followed several master classes with Dutch photo journalists.
I’m specialized in landscape photography for travel magazines. Mostly Dutch landscapes. But I’m working for travel magazines from all over Europe.
I also take family photo’s from family’s, children in their own enviroment in everyday circumstances. I photographed my own children when the grow up in duo-tone.
Since 1990: Photography for tourist magazine VVV
Since 1995: Photography for various Travel Magazines in Holland and France
Since 1998: Working for fotostock agencys in the Netherlands (picturebox, FotoNatura) en Norway (Edel-bits)
Since 1998: Camping site magazines; Hotel magazines etc. Theater photography “Zomertrek”; Sports photography
Since 2000: Portrait (family portraits) photographer working in my own photo studio. Photography for internet companies.
2001: Photography for the Drenthe state: “Youth at risk”
About 25 different steady clients and about 100 one time clients a year.
Photography for albums and books:
1998: Photoalbum “De richting van je blik bepaalt de weg”
1999: Photo’s in the book: “Waterboek”
1999: Photo’s in the book: “Fotoboek van de Eeuw”
2000: Photo’s in the book: ”Het Drentse model”
Photo album: “Bike trails in North Holland”
About 4 exhibitions a year:
Larger exhibitions with my exhibition: “De richting van je blik”, family photography, three boy’s growing up in the years 1990 – 2000:
September 2000: Photo gallery “Lichtzone” - Groningen
November 2000: Photo gallery “Refaja” - Stadskanaal
July 2001: City hall - Assen
October 2001: City hall - Meppel
Bodies: Canon Eos-3; Canon Eos-5; Canon Eos-100
Lenses: Canon 20-35 mm groothoek; Canon 28/135 zoom IS lens; Canon 100-400 IS lens; Sigma 50 mm macro
Flash: Canon Speedlite Flitser