Jaap Schuurman is a Dutch photographer and video editor with a background in journalism. Raised as a missionary kid, the ability to connect with strangers grew naturally, as did the desire to explore the world with an open attitude. Today he is a full-time photographer with clients throughout the country. Jaap is married and has two children. He’s got a strong hearth for candid friendships, books en campfires.
This is what I do
I make pictures and video’s, mainly for corporate organizations, ngo’s and magazines. My goal is to make images that show the identity of my clienst in an honest and respectfull way. To acieve this, I strive to apply attention in every aspect of my work, from interaction with clients up to the technical part of photography. I believe attention is a breeding ground for beauty and a necessity in Getting it Right.
These scenarios suit me
When proper storytelling is important: As a former journalist I know how to translate a story into images that resonates with a certain target group.
When professionalism is needed: I work with experienced assistants and top-class equipment. I work focused and goal oriented.
When you value reliability: I invest in good relationships and clear communication. And yes, I know all about deadlines.
This is what clients say
"Jaap has an intense attitude. He knows how to get very close to people by listening and watching attentively. This is reflected in the photos, something I find very positive. Even a business assignment is ultimately about people.”
Tel. +31 (0)6 520 686 08