My Story

My Story

Jaap van Weydom Claterbos (Amsterdam, 1963) grew up in a family of musicians. Influenced by art in general he came early in contact with photography. On the age of twelve he got his first camera. In addition to the valuable lessons of his father and photographer Ben Brugman, he got the knowledge of the extensive photography through private study and a professional photography course at 'Het Fotografie Instituut. 'He captures the moment'; it needs to be recorded as natural as possible. The moment continues in the printout. Some people say about him: 'He has the eyes of a hawk.