amsterdam Sep 2015


Productie! Jan Ruinard Amsterdam Photo & Film Production

Productie! Jan Ruinard is a full service production company for photography and (online) videos in the Netherlands. Based in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the company provides services tailored to the needs of Dutch teams worldwide as well as for international photographers, directors, fashion brands and production companies working in Holland.

The company handles financial details before, during and after a shoot along with all organisational and production activities, both for fashion and advertising productions. At the same time it creates a platform for photographers also specialised in making motion pictures.

hotelrebel Amsterdam Photo & Film Production

HotelRebel is an international creative production company headquartered in Rotterdam with executive producers also in Amsterdam and Berlin.

The company covers all the aspects of the production process for film, animation, photography and commercials. HotelRebel provides a full range of services, from concept to completion, including extensive location scouting, castings, logistics, post-production and full project management.

HotelRebel strives to provide the best production service for each story. “We don’t start filming until we are convinced your film will make sense for your brand. Our favourite stories are your stories. Told by us.”

Clients include Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Samsung, METRO Group, Quooker, ABN AMRO, Philip Morris, C&A, The Flower Council and more.

Amsterdam Production Services Amsterdam commercial production

Amsterdam Production Services is a dedicated full service company based in the Netherlands. APS knows how difficult it can be to shoot abroad and so offers total commitment to the entire process.

John Trapman, a Canadian abroad, leads the multi-language team that has over 20 years’ experience of providing cost effective production services for commercials, features, TV and photography. No project is too big to handle or too small to embrace.

“I cannot recommend John and his team more highly. Effortless, transparent, honest and good humoured; working with John was an absolute pleasure from start to finish. Amsterdam is a fabulous production centre and John is a consummate professional with a wealth of experience.” Phil Barnes, UK Producer.

DVH Creative Studios Amsterdam creative post production

DVH Creative Studios is a young 3D rendering company based in the Netherlands and led by Dario van Houwelingen. With its strong background in photography and its collaboration with renowned retouchers and CGI artists, DVH Creative Studios creates images that stand out by their great attention to detail, texture and lighting, images that evoke a feeling that suits the product.

DVH Creative Studios integrates CGI, photography and post-production into a powerful and effective workflow for creating captivating imagery.

DVH Creative Studios welcomes challenging projects in the fields of the automotive, beverage and cosmetic advertising industry. With equal enthusiasm the company creates well-executed packshots and photorealistic images of innovative or regular industrial products in all stages of development.

Sigurd Kranendonk Amsterdam interiors & exteriors photographers

After studying photography at the Academy of Arts (St.Joost, Breda, Holland) and several apprenticeships, Sigurd Kranendonk began working as a professional photographer in Amsterdam where he opened his first studio.

Over the years he has photographed around the globe for magazines including Architektur & Wohnen, Casa Vogue, Grazia, Der Feinschmecker, Wallpaper, House & Garden US, Travel & Leisure US, Männer Vogue, Elle Germany, Elle Holland and for various international commercial clients such as Philips, Toyota, Audi, Lego, Dornbracht, Siemens, Tommy Hilfiger, Sony, Cote d’Or, Dr. Oetker, Heinz, Dow, Villeroy&Boch, Montblanc, Nike, Linteloo and many more.

Sigurd lives and works in Amsterdam.

Pim Hendriksen Amsterdam advertising photographers

Pim Hendriksen is a commercial photographer specialised in advertising and portrait photography. With a look and feel that is colourful, powerful and energetic, Pim also takes great pleasure in capturing the raw moments in life - as can be seen in his street photography.

He has had the good fortune to collaborate with national and international advertising agencies, creative brands, magazines and renowned design studios. Running a client-friendly, service-oriented business is a cornerstone in his day-to-day operations. He believes that great creativity is often the result of a team effort, and values working closely with his clients.

Hans Verleur Amsterdam People & Lifestyle and Corporate Photographers

Hans Verleur is an Amsterdam-based photographer who began his career photographing model airplanes and his dog with a beat up Praktika.

In New York he learned how to master the art of photography by assisting some of the biggest names in the industry. Hans also worked with well known fine art photographers.

His style can be described as cinematographic, in which the light tells an important part of the story. But he is a real people man and collaboration with the subjects is key to his work.

Hans' assignments range from advertising, editorial, portraits and music. His international client list includes Adidas, Vodafone, ABNAMRO, Heineken, KLM and many more.

Marcel Briaire Amsterdam architecture photographers

Marcel Briaire has been a successful advertising and architecture photographer for many years. The “itch” for creating challenging new stuff brought him to a collaboration with 3rd-Floor‘s Bart De Keyzer. The work they did together is the 'Vertigo' project featured in this Showcase.

"A single frame on a Hollywood scale.”

Already picked up by numerous blogs and agencies abroad, this partnership shows definite promis. Check out the whole story on vertigofilms.nl.

Annelore van Herwijnen Amsterdam people & lifestyle photographers

Amsterdam-based Annelore van Herwijnen's photography can be described as "feel-good lifestyle" with a focus on sports, kids and family time.

"To get the moments I have in mind, I create natural situations. It must look real and have that good vibe and fun. It’s about the right moment.  I have the pleasure to work with a great team, which adds to the atmosphere on the set and results in strong photos."

Friends and family, music, food and drinks, plants, longboards, the sun, Vans, Shazam app, sports, Buenos Aires, ShakeItPhoto app, and New York's Meat Packing District are among the things that inspire Annelore.

Clients include Joolz (strollers), Promovendum (insurance), Novotel, Samsung and Lipton. This Showcase highlights a selection of her recent campaign work.

Henk Bleeker Amsterdam advertising photographers

''As a photographer, I go anywhere. To the real cowboys in the remote areas of the United States. To rockers behind the podium. To top models in the studio. To writers in the bedroom. And wherever I am, I want to create the image that reality there rises above itself."

Mark Groeneveld Amsterdam portrait photographers

Mark Groeneveld got his first camera at the age of 17, and after that he was hooked!

Now it is coffee with caffeine, gin with tonic. Play hard, work harder. Laughter is the key, seriousness is essential. Life is bright even without a flash. As for photography, his main work has a fashion influence, but anything is possible.

Mark is an Amsterdam-based photographer with creativity running through his veins.

Maikel Thijssen Photography Amsterdam Amsterdam Portrait, Car & Landscape photographers

Working and living in Amsterdam, Maikel Thijssen is a creative mind who was educated as a jazz musician at the conservatory of Utrecht. Several years ago he discovered photography as a different and appealing way of expressing his creativity, and has focussed on this ever since.

Working closely with clients to create beautiful images while keeping true to his own vision is one of the things that set Maikel's work apart from the rest. Alongside being a dedicated photographer, Maikel is also a skilled retoucher and post-production artist, retouching all of his work himself.

Sander Baks Photography Amsterdam advertising photographers

Amsterdam-based photographer Alexander Baks is specialised in lifestyle/sports, interior and commercial photography for international editorial and advertising clients.

Capturing beautiful imagery is what Alexander loves the most. Whether it's creating an editorial or shooting advertising campaigns, he brings a signature style to all of his work.

Recent notable clients include Renault, ADAC, FHM, IKEA, Heineken, Red Bull, Samsung and many others.

Visit his website for more information.

Phenster - images done right Amsterdam advertising photographers

Phenster manages photography assignments and also provides specialist image training. Speaking the language of photographers and working with all kinds of image-makers, the company can bring a detailed understanding of photography and an unparalleled level of service.

Phenster makes businesses stronger by creating beautiful images and sharing their knowledge.

Peter Bak photography Amsterdam people & lifestyle photographers

Peter Bak is a Rotterdam-based freelance portrait, lifestyle and advertising photographer with nearly 20 years' experience. Having educated himself in photography during his late 20s, he moved to New York City where he assisted some of the best photographers including Jill Greenberg, Dana Lixenberg, Carli Hermes and Mario Testino.

Peter works comfortably across both film and digital formats. He has a natural talent for outdoor and location photography and is known for his dramatically lit environment portraits and intriguing travel images. He specialises in creating engaging portraits and corporate promotion materials and enjoys shooting reportage for travel and lifestyle magazines.

For Peter it is all about people. He prefers to work in a documentary style, enabling him to get to know a person better. In some cases he is moved more by the experience than photography itself, but to capture these two in one image is the best of both worlds. Photography to Peter is a way to access these moments, to travel, to meet. "Without these moments, they are just pictures."

Clients include Playboy, Elle, Carp, HP de tijd, Brookz, ABN Amro, Thieme Meulenhoff and AFM.

CHANTAL KEIZER DESIGN & PHOTOGRAHY Amsterdam people & lifestyle photographers

After graduating from the Charles Montaigne Fashion Academy, Chantal Keizer startted her own freelance business with a studio located in Amsterdam.

Chantal specialises in graphics (fashion and brand identity) and is also an accomplished photographer. She has significant work experience as a freelance designer, with Bjorn Borg, Tommy Hilfiger, Mexx, Route 66 Licensing, Scotch and Soda, UXUS and The Gategroup among her clients.

Chantal photographs daily life, implanting images into larger projects where spontaneously a series of photos begins. Aside from her personal work she also works with a broad range of corporate and commercial clients.

Westerpark studio Amsterdam rental studios photo & film

Westerpark Studio is a drive-in film and photo studio located in the Westergasfabriek area in the center of Amsterdam.

The studio can support large productions but also smaller shoots and non-profit projects. Its all-in services include studio hire, light/camera and equipment rental, production, crew, sets and transport.

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