Sunrise over the Balloërveld in Drenthe on a beautiful morning with warm sunlight over the landscape
This artworks is offered by Bas Meelker
Bas Meelker is a leading Dutch landscape photographer. Born in Groningen, The Netherlands in 1972, Bas spent most of his life in the north of Holland. Living in this flat, open country, surrounded by some of the most beautiful nature reserves in the Netherlands, laid the foundation for his unbridled passion for nature and landscapes. Having a background in internet marketing and sales, as well as webdesign and development though, Bas was on his way to becoming a successful internet entrepreneur.
But in 2002 his career took an unexpected turn when he picked up his first camera. Through photography, Bas found a way of communicating about his nature and landscape passion and he quickly established himself as a successful landscape photographer. Nowadays, Bas is widely recognized as being one of the top Dutch landscape photographers and is working as a full-time professional photographer.
His work is internationally famed for it’s dramatic impact, with a combination of intense colors and compositions. Among his clients are renowned brands like National geographic, Canon, Nomad as well as several conservation and advertising agencies. His work is regularly featured in books, magazines, newspapers and internet media. Bas has been interviewed by almost every Dutch nature – and photography magazine as well as numerous international media like the Canon Professional Services website.