August 26, 2018 by Rowin Dreef News 0

Rowin’s website 20th anniversary

Today, August 26, 2018, is a special day! Today, it has been 20 years since my first website launched Back in the 90s, I was a student at Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The internet was still slow in the 90s, but the university had fast online access. The circumstances were ideal to create a simple website. Creating the first website: pen and paper I started creating my first website in Spain, not in Nijmegen. During my summer holidays in Platja d’Aro, I read the book “Basiscursus HTML”. Based on the book, I wrote the code for my first website. By hand, using pen and paper! Back at university, I turned my handwriting into my first HTML code. “Rowin’s homepage” – that’s how I baptised my first website – was born. From blog to photography My first website contained some general information about my life. It must have been one of the world’s first blogs! In 2004, it got the name, which became quite a popular blog. When I took the first steps into photography, I maintained two websites. In 2017, I decided to close the blog and to rebrand Rowin Photography into Rowin Dreef. The website has […]

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February 28, 2018 by Rowin Dreef News 0

It’s spring! Win a photoshoot!

It’s spring! Time for some new photos. Win a photoshoot. Signing up is easy! Have you worked with me before? Or would you like to work with me for the first time? Now is the time to work together and you pay nothing. Signing up is really easy! Tag @rowindreef to your next Instagram posting When you post your next photo on Instagram, just tag @rowindreef. This way you can show me you would like to sign up for the free photoshoot. Remember: if you tag @rowindreef, your post will automatically appear on, enabling me to see your entry. Please no tags to unappropriate photos, since they will be excluded. It’s me who decides if a post is unappropriate or not 😉 Signing up closes March 14 2018, 8 PM CET After March 14, feel free to delete the @rowindreef tag. Remember that the longer a tag is visible, the highest the chance you’ll win! The winner will be announced March 15. If you win, you will be offered the following The photoshoot includes: 1,5 hours of shooting 10 web format pictures of 1000 pixels wide or high in sRGB format The photoshoot does not include: A make-up artist. Bring your own, […]

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September 11, 2017 by Rowin Dreef News 0

Now in 3 sizes: the Rowin Dreef tee

You may have seen it before: the Rowin Dreef tee. The Rowin Dreef tee is now available in 3 sizes The T-shirt is available in Small, Medium and Large. So for most of you, there will be a shirt that fits your size. Why want a picture with a Rowin Dreef tee? I am creating a series of photos of people wearing the Rowin Dreef tee. If you would like to help extend the series, you will get a 15% discount on the total rate. Contact me if interested You can contact me through the Contact page.

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July 31, 2017 by Rowin Dreef News 0

Milkshake Festival 2017 in pictures

29 and 30 of July, 2017, the Amsterdam Westerpark turned into the event of the year: Milkshake Festival 2017. Here’s a collection of Milkshake Festival 2017 pictures I will let the pictures speak for themselves. So many beautiful people should make one speechless anyway. Thanks for your smiles This is my annual pay-off. Without you, I would not be able to make pictures of beautiful people. Keep spreading your smiles and thanks for sharing yours with me! Feel free to contact me Can’t find your picture of Milkshake Festival 2017? Want to see more? Inbox me or follow me on Facebook or Instagram.  

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July 25, 2017 by Rowin Dreef News 0

Tilburgse Kermis 2017 in pictures

What a party it was: Tilburgse Kermis 2017! Check out pictures of Roze Maandag at Tilburgse Kermis 2017 Monday July 24, the Dutch city of Tilburg went pink. At the annual Tilburg Fair Monday is pink Monday. For the third year in a row, I was there to make some pictures. Check them out below. Contact me if you can’t find your picture Below is just a small selection of pictures. Can’t find your picture? Please feel free to contact me. Next event: Milkshake Festival If we still didn’t meet in Tilburg, let’s grab our chance in Amsterdam. See you Saturday and Sunday in Westerpark, Amsterdam!  

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July 3, 2017 by Rowin Dreef News 0

World Pride Madrid 2017 in pictures

World Pride Madrid 2017 has ended. What a big event it was! Check a selection of pictures of World Pride Madrid 2017 In this article, I included a selection of pictures. Have you been lensed by me and you can’t find your photo? Feel free to contact me. Una selección de fotos del World Pride Madrid 2017 Abajo encontrarás una selección de fotos ¿No encuentras tu foto? Ponte en contacto conmigo.  

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May 25, 2017 by Rowin Dreef News 0

See you at Alkmaar Pride on May 27

This Saturday, you will find Rowin Dreef Photography working at Alkmaar Pride. Alkmaar Pride is where pictures are made If you happen to be in Alkmaar this Saturday, be aware of any cameras. One of the cameras could be mine. It would be great if you would smile if you see mee. I will return the favor by making a nice picture. Let’s meet in Alkmaar Will you be in Alkmaar? It would be great to meet you. Make sure to check out Instagram Stories at @rowindreef. Or let me know where you will be. See you on Saturday May 27 And once again, but this time in advance: thanks for your smiles!

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March 18, 2017 by Rowin Dreef News 0

Storm3 release their new single Voor eeuwig

This week, Storm3 have released their new single. Storm3 releases Voor eeuwig After their first hits in English, the new song is sung in Dutch. The single is called “Voor eeuwig”, which translates as “Forever”. The song was produced by Daniel Baron and written by Tjeerd van der Waard and Patrick la Lau. Patrick, Devon and Koen Storm3 is a Dutch band consisting of Devon Donovan from Rijsenhout, Koen van der Heide from Ede and Patrick la Lau from Leiden. They released their first hit in april 2015, called This Is Love. Behind the scenes photos Rowin Dreef Photography made several behind the scenes pictures. Below are just a few of them. Don’t forget to watch the video, which also appears in this article.

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March 11, 2017 by Rowin Dreef News 0

New category added to the gallery: events

I’ve added a new category to the gallery: events. Milkshake Festival The new gallery displays a selection of events that I have taken pictures of. The events include Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, Nijmegen Four Days Marches, Tilburg Fair and Milkshake Festival. You will find the gallery at New events coming up in 2017 This year you will find me on several occasions that include Nijmegen Four Days Marches and Milkshake Festival. I will update you on my website which events I will be attending. Thanks for your smiles Without you, it wouldn’t be possible to take nice pictures. So if you see me, somewhere, sometime, please smile. I will be very grateful! 😉

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March 8, 2017 by Rowin Dreef News 1

This week: Win a photo shoot with Rowin Dreef Photography

Win a photo shoot. Signing up is easy, there’s 2 ways to sign up: Send your name and Instagram account to OR: Post this image on your own Instagram account and tag @rowindreef and #rowindreef Remember: if you tag @rowindreef and #rowindreef, your post will automatically appear on, enabling me to see your entry. Signing up closes March 14, 8 PM CET. The winner will be announced March 15.   The photo shoot includes: 1,5 hours of shooting 10 web format pictures of 1000 pixels wide or high in sRGB format The photo shoot does not include a make-up artist. Bring your own, or see if Hans is available. Ask for his rates. Please keep in mind the following: Photo shoot will take place in the Netherlands. Location is yet to be decided. Photo shoot is to take place in 2017 Winner, like all models, is asked to sign a model release (quit claim) –> MODEL RELEASE

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