1996 Dutch photographer of the year 1996 and 1997 Severel nominations (e.g. Zilveren Camera) 1998 TLC Top Photo Web-Site Award 1999 3rd. price Dutch Photopress Award 1999 Zilveren Camera 3rd price foreign news series 2004 1st. price Dutch Press Photo Awards 2011 Zilveren Camera 2nd price foreign news series 2012 Zilveren Camera Winner!! 2013 First book published: "The Edge of Civilization" 2014 Zilveren Camera 2nd price foreign news series 2015 Zilveren Camera Winner for the second time!!!!!!!