Douwe Dijkstra

Douwe (Dex) is a professional senior
graphic designer based in Sydney.

Born and raised in The Netherlands,
he relocated downunder in 2003
and now calls Australia home.

Photography is a strong passion for Dex
and he picked up his first camera at the age of 12.
Over the years his hobby has evolved from taking
family snaps with his grandfather’s camera, to
creating black and white fine art in the digital age.
In recent years his focus has been
on mobile phone street photography.

Dex prefers to shoot in monochrome
as he simply finds it easier to capture the
essence of a scene in black and white:
colour is just a distraction.

He won the black and white category
in Australian Photography Magazine's  2015
Photographer of the Year
and has since become a judge
for this well respected competition.

For a taste of Dex's work visit

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