My name is Ben ter Huurne and I was born in the Netherlands in a small town, close to the German border. As one of five children, I started working in my father’s business when I was 18 years old. In 1998 I sold my interest in the company and went on vacation to South Africa. My wife and I immediately fell in love with this beautiful country and one year later we immigrated.
My interest in photography started as a young boy and since moving to South Africa, the people, nature and wildlife of this country have fascinated me so much, that I’ve made photography my profession.
I studied photography in Cape Town, covering all genres, from outdoor to indoor, studio, portrait , architectural and landscape photography!
I attended different workshops with the world best Nature- and Wildlife photographers such as Greg du Toit (BBC wildlife photographer of the year 2013), Hannes Lochner (BBC “wildlife portraits” runner-up 2013) and Lex Hes (author and nature photographer of the highly acclaimed “Leopards of Londolozi”).
My quality images will satisfy all your photography needs.
I do speak Dutch, German, English and Afrikaans.