Current Photo Exhibitions you don’t want to miss!

Great photo exhibitions now in the Netherlands.

Photo fair UNSEEN, 18-21 September 2014 in Amsterdam 

This fair draws a large international crowd and is packed with events for anyone interested in photography. Many people go to this fair with high expectations of seeing some amazing high quality photographs, by undiscovered photography talent and unseen work by established photographers.

But some get disappointed… Why? Read  in our  article Understanding fine art photography.

Understanding fine art photography (Photo: Foam Editions)

Photo Stories 1895-2014 will tell you why, until 21 September 2014 in the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague

Every photo has a story. Why does someone during his whole life shoot only woman legs? Who was the woman with the mysterious name Tai Aagen-Moro? And what’s in the soup of Daguerre?

More than one hundred fifty exceptional photographs from the collection of the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague will give you the answer.

Read more about this exhibition in our article Photo Stories 1895-2014 will tell you why.

Photo Stories 1895-2014 will tell you why (Photo: Lecturis)

Photo Stories 1895-2014 will tell you why

Rineke Dijkstra | 17th Century Portraits, until 28 september in Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem

The Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem shows a marvellous exhibition:  Rineke Dijkstra | 17th Century Portraits, focusing on the interesting dialogue between the portraiture style found in Golden Age paintings and the contemporary works of photographer Rineke Dijkstra.

Inspired by the Dutch Golden Age painting Rineke Dijkstra created her unique collection of photographs called Conversation Pieces. She photographed her models in the seventeenth-century ambiance gaining by this very interesting results.

Read more about this exhibition in our  article Rineke Dijkstra | 17th Century Portraits

The Haarlem Photo Club will visit the exhibition Rineke Dijkstra | 17th Century Portraits Exhibition on 27 September 2014. Are you joining us? Afterwards we will share our impressions in a café nearby. If you have already seen the exhibition, you are welcome to join us only for a drink. Click here to sign up.

Rineke Dijkstra | 17th Century Portraits (Photo: Frans Hals Museum)

Rineke Dijkstra | 17th Century Portraits (Photo: Frans Hals Museum)


Masters of Photography by National Geographic, until  19 October 2014 in Tropical Museum in Amsterdam

Who does not know the picture of the Afghan girl with penetrating glance? It is world famous picture of Steve McCurry; also known as “the Mona Lisa of photography. Like this picture, there are numerous other photos that have been under the banner of National Geographic. The work of 10 great photographers is exhibited in the Tropical Museum in Amsterdam. Frans Lanting, Steve McCurry, David Doubilet, Michael Yamashita, Joel Sartore, Jodi Cobb, Michael Nichols, Chris Johns, Annie Griffiths en Paul Nicklen. A selection of photo’s that only can bring astonishment, compelling and admiration on the surface of every viewer.

Read more about this exhibition in our  article Masters of Photography by National Geographic

Afghan Girl (Photo: Steve McCurry)

Afghan Girl (Photo: Steve McCurry)



Arianna Ardia-Wenink
Arianna studied Literature and Arts at the University of Amsterdam, where she specialised a.o. in "museology" and "organisation & marketing of blockbuster exhibitions". After working for 6 years as market researcher & marketing analyst at, now she focuses her photography love and enthusiasm on the Haarlem Photo Club.

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