Henk Kloosterhuis (1942)started travelling through Europe at the age of sixteen with a camera in his hand. He is a self-taught in the field of photography.
His educational career started in Hotel Management, followed by service time with the Marines.
After the service, he managed a divingcamp on an uninhabited island in the Red Sea. He became facinated by underwater Photography .
He later joined KLM as a steward .Here he had the opportunity to be at the right spot at the right moment This resulted in highly esteemed photopublications . He left his job with the KLM to become a freelance photojournalist. Reporting from Indonesia , Ambon, Nieuw- Gunea, Pakistan, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, Nigeria, Syria, Libanon, Jordan, Iran, Mexico, Peru, Argentina ea. His photography resulted in photo publications in magazines such as De Spiegel, Margriet, Unicef, FAO, the World council of churches and MIVA..
Because of the fact that this way of living was difficult to combine with familylife, he returned to the hotelbusiness and to study. After a few years,he was able to combine his consultancy work and resume exploring the world with his camera.
In 2007 he sold his consulting business and became a fulltime traveller and photojournalist again. In his Toyota Landcruiser he drove around the Himalaya, through Mongolia and Central Asia, in the mean time working on photoprojects for various (religious) organisations. He contributed with his photo’s to the Dominicus Reisgids Mongolië.