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Eddy van Wessel

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Eddy van Wessel

| name = Eddy van Wessel | image = Eddy van Wessel.jpg | birth_date = 14 March, 1965 | nationality = Dutch | known_for = Photography | website = }} Script error: No such module "AfC submission catcheck". Eddy van Wessel (born 14 march, 1965) A documentary photographer based in the Netherlands, capturing life on the edge in all aspects. Real moments, real images that reflect the emotions of

the photographer and subjects at the moment.[1]

Eddy van Wessel worked with international magazines like Stern, Paris Match, LeMonde2 and The Washington Post Magazine. He was 3 times honored as photographer of the year in 1996, 2004 and 2012 with work from Chechnya, Iraq and Syria.[2] Overall Winner of the Zilveren Camera Zilveren Camera[3] in 2013, 2015 and 2019, one of two photographers to win the prestigious prize three times.

He now covers the Middle East, with focus on Iraq and Syria.


  • 2020: POY, 2e prize [4]
  • 2020: Sony World Photography Awards[5]
  • 2019, 2015, 2013: Overall winner Zilveren Camera[6]
  • 2012, 2004, 1996: Photographer of the year
  • 2017: Winner foreign news prize


  1. "Eddy van Wessel Photography". Retrieved 2020-12-29.
  2. LensCulture, Eddy Van Wessel |. "Eddy Van Wessel". LensCulture. Retrieved 2020-12-29.
  3. "Winnaar Canon Zilveren Camera 2019 – Eddy van Wessel – Het laatste bolwerk | Stichting De Zilveren Camera" (in Nederlands). Retrieved 2020-12-29.
  4. "Pictures of the Year | 77th Annual Competition | Reportage Division | National/International News Picture Story". Retrieved 2020-12-29.
  5. "Eddy van Wessel - Documentary - 2020 Sony World Photography Awards - YouTube". Retrieved 2020-12-29.
  6. "Winnaars 2016-2019 | Stichting De Zilveren Camera" (in Nederlands). Retrieved 2020-12-29.

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