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photography remke spijkers
Professional photographer since 1983

Covered a wide range of photography from bird photography, landscapes, architecture, complex studio photography, macro photography through to photojournalism.

Commercial work for a.o. Heineken, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Douwe Egberts, and ICI in Holland, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and The United States of America

Assignments for a.o. Panorama, AD-magazine, NRC-magazine and Nieuwe Revu (Holland), Stern, Der Spiegel, Focus, and Zeitmagazin (Germany) in most countries of Europe and many outside Europe. Specialized himself in picture stories. Does most of the research for the stories himself.

World Press Photo Award 1989 with a photo story on Trappist monks.

European Newspaper Award 2005, category photo reportage. Herman †.

Sixteen prices at the Dutch photo contest for photojournalism the ‘Zilveren Camera’ from 1988 till 2009. Four first, four second and one third price in Documentary Photography. One first, three second and two third prices in the other categories and The Jaarbeurs price (one of the three major prices)

Runner up in the contest for the ‘Photojournalist of the Year’ of the Netherlands in many years

Member of Bilderberg, Hamburg from January 1995 till 2010

Represented in the Netherlands by Hollandse Hoogte (www.hollandsehoogte.nl), Amsterdam