Dutch photographer Jan Janssen is best known for being an people-photographer.
He was born and raised in the south of the Netherlands.
While using only the natural availible light, he always has his eyes on composition and details.
His heart is with the elderly in our society and the Buddhist inhabitants of the Himalayas.
He specialized in documentary photography with a photographic culmination in 2013, when he launched his successfull photobook "The Himalaya, my home".
The book was awarded several times with international awards.
Currently my photographic story about the Batwa Pygmies "Proud for one second" (Displaced in Uganda), is awarded by IPOTY for International Discovery of the Year 2017
He is currently working on a series on poverty in Europe.