The Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem shows until 28 September 2014 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.
The Haarlem Photo Club will visit the exhibition on 27 September 2014. Are you joining? 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. Sign up now.
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 exhibited in the Tropical Museum in Amsterdam.
Autumn is getting closer and it is more tempting to plop, with legs up on the bench this weekend but that would be a shame. Indeed, it is the weekend of culture, this 13th and 14th September in Haarlem. There are lots of activities to do in the city. Here the highlights in a row.
The Haarlem Photo Club is a network for anyone who likes reading articles about photography, joining in photo contests, connecting with other photographers, learning new techniques and sharing experiences at an event, lecture or workshop. Beginner or a pro, join us. All skill levels and equipment are welcome. Only workshops will be segmenting levels to let everyone learning.
The Amsterdam photo fair UNSEEN is rapidly approaching 18-21 September 2014. 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?
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? Read More
Urban Photo Race Kicks-off July 26 in Amsterdam. expatsHaarlem is one of the main sponsors of the race.
Amateur and professional photographers are invited to experience and share a unique view of Amsterdam in this exciting 12-hour competition exploring Amsterdam.
Something for you? Read this press release and check it out.
Haarlem! Summer! Open Air! Photography! The best ingredients for a wonderful PHOTO WALK.
Come and join us in the ‘Haarlem Summer Photowalk’ on August 16th at 13:00. This is a joint event of expatsHaarlem Photo Club and the Amsterdam Photo Club.
Windmills are an iconic part of the Dutch landscape.. and a visit to one is a must for visitors in the Netherlands. On Nationale Molendag (National Windmill Day), this weekend, about 950 windmills throughout Holland will be open to the public. Read More
On February 14, the winners of the prestigious annual World Press Photo contest were announced in Amsterdam. John Stanmeyer from the U.S. received the prize for World Press Photo of the Year 2013 with his piece “Signal”.
Enjoy the fabulous sea of flowers of Keukenhof Gardens. With 32 hectares and approximately 7 million flower bulbs the Keukenhof is the world’s largest flower garden and probably the most beautiful spring park in the world. Read More