Film & Animation

Snow

It is almost genetic, I guess. I was brought up in a family with a super 8mm camera and later a video 8. It was mainly my mother’s hobby but my father had to push the buttons. I always doubted his true interest for film, because he did not use the camera very often. Unless of course, there was snow outside. My father could spend [...]


Film & Animation

The 40th Anniversary of the Rockers series

I can hardly grasp it, but it is 40 years ago that I ditched the advertising agency I was doing product photography for and started working on the Rockers series. I made thousands of photographs and the project at first almost left me broke, but over the years it became my bestselling project. The photographs are still popular and at [...]


News

Open House and Group Exhibit at Zuiderkerk

Filmed by Max van der Kamp. I was working on the 21st Century Madonnas series when I heard that this year’s group exhibit of local artists of the Nieuwmarkt area was planned to be at the Zuiderkerk, an impressive church around the corner of where I live. I was to select one work for this group exhibit of seventy artists and I had [...]


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Open Ateliers Nieuwmarkt

Open house at Hans van der Kamp Photography on Saturday October 7th and Sunday October 8th 2017. You are all most welcome to look around in my modest studio and have a look at both recent and older works. I will also be participating in the ‘Open Ateliers Nieuwmarkt‘ at the Zuiderkerk, October 7 and 8 from 12:00 – [...]


Photo Blog

21st Century Madonnas, the sequel

I believe I started working on this series somewhere in 2008 and I never finished it. I continued working on it recently and I am looking for more models, please have a look at my pious request below this picture. We are living in an age of Holy Wars and blasphemy is mostly directed towards Islam. With the Christian Fundamentalists in [...]



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Rockers Revisited

Recently a friend in the US requested photo copies of the Rockers series for a poetry project and I started looking at the sheets with negatives. Most of these images are digitized, but I like to look at the old sheets. The first sheet had a date on it. April, 1977. That is 40 years ago… The tagline of my site reads ‘a [...]