Danielle van der Schans.
Freelance photographer from the Netherlands/ Rotterdam
Started working as an teacher and Artist in 1998 after completing the Art Academy in Rotterdam, teacher of Arts. After teaching art for 6 years i followed my passion, and went back to the Art academy, direction Photography. Now I'm working as an professional photographer since 2008. In my work I try to find balance between my curiousosity, passion for travel, people and silence. It could be landscapes, it could be people, but most of al I'm trying to capture the silence within what I see in my photography.
In my new work I'm working with the silence and landscape, the landscapes are exchangeable. You think that you 'see' a landscape but you recognise an other one. So it could be that you recognise a dutch landscapes, but the actual picture is taken in India. I like to play with the thought that just as in the virtual world the borders are disappearing it also feels like it could happen in the real world. But in the real world the borders are stil very clear.
2013: 4th place catagory nature. Eyes on Asia Award
2013: Finalist Eyes on Asia Awards 2013 Catagory Nature.
2013: Shortlisted Eyes on Asia Awards 2013
Catagory ‘Sense of Place’
2013: Shortlisted Eyes on Asia Awards 2013 Catagory ‘nature’
- 5 Honorable mentions at the IPA Awards in the catagorie’s : people/culture and nature
- Editors pick at the NRC Contest online ( NL )
- Editors pick at the International Travel contest National Geographic
2011 : Finalist at the The Pollux Awards, two honorable mentions in the category people and culture.
2010: Honorable mention WPGA/Black and white Gala awards.
2010: Finalist New York Photo Awards
2010:Honorable mention IPA/Lucie awards: “people and culture”
2010: Honorable mention IPA ( International Photo Awards)/Lucie Awards:
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