Hi,

My name is Arjan Haverkamp and I live in Amsterdam/The Netherlands.

Photography is one of my hobbies and since I live close to the Amsterdam Zoo (Artis), I go there very often. It could be 3 times a week. So don't be surprised to see lots and lots of photos taken in Artis.

Movies are stored on youtube: www.youtube.com/ajhaverkamp

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    W i l l a r d says:

    "I believe that it's Arjan's dedication to gorillas and other animals that results in such wonderful photos, apart from obviously great technical skills. To me, his ongoing work published on Flickr is the most comprehensive source of gorilla images from Dutch and German zoos and almost as good as visiting these zoos myself. So I would like to thank you for sharing your photos, Arjan, as well as for always providing accurate biographical information on the individuals in your captures. No doubt this means a lot of work and a lot of time spent on your computer, and I appreciate it a lot!"

    June 24th, 2011

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    Pippeloentje says:

    "Arjan's photos are always high quality but even more important, they show love and feeling for animals, especially the gorillas. He is very patient and can wait for hours to take the right photograph. You can see that the animals notice him and are not stressed but look into the lense without fear. It's an amazing collection of gorillas, both in Holland and other zoos in Europe. Also other animals he has photographed with great interest and eye for perfection. A great achievement for which he should be congratulated."

    June 19th, 2010

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    Nounou 12 Maryse says:

    "J'ai une profonde admiration pour vos photos. Elles sont toutes pleines de l'amour que vous leur portez, toutes vos photos sont d’une beauté exceptionnelles et rares je voulais que vous le dire et l’écrire !
    Je connais peu les gorilles en France il y a très peu de Zoos qui en ont a préférences vas vers celui de Saint Martin de la plaine!!C’est dans ce zoo que leur regard m'a fasciné et ému,
    Merci pour ce que vous faites !!
    Avec toute mon amitié

    I have a deep admiration for your photos. They are all full of love that you wear them, all your pictures are a rare and exceptional beauty I wanted that you say and write it!
    I know little gorillas in France there is very little of Zoos who has preferences going to Saint Martin of the plain!This is in this zoo their gaze has fascinated me and moved.
    Thank you for what you are doing!
    With my friendship
    Maryse"

    October 17th, 2009

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    PTroglodytes says:

    "Arjan takes the most wonderful photos of animals, especially gorillas. He's taken so many gorilla portraits and they are always stunning. It amazes me that anyone could take so many shots at such a consistently high quality.
    Thanks for sharing your photos A.J., they always bring a smile to my face."

    September 27th, 2009

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    Standardwing says:

    "Stunning collection of animal photos. One of the best."

    December 27th, 2008

Name:
Arjan Haverkamp
Joined:
August 2006
Currently:
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
I am:
Male and Single