Dolph Kessler


I was born in Amsterdam (1950). I have been a professional documentary photographer since 2006. Then I finished my studies at the Fotoacademie in Amsterdam and have been a documentary and autonomous photographer ever since.

I am a member of the GKf, the most important professional organisation of documentary and autonomous photography in the Netherlands. See:

My galery: Galerie Smarius / Steven Sterk (

Areas of Expertise

I published some books on my own and some books with regular publishers. Most recently I published a book about Art Fairs (Publisher: de Jonge Hond / ISBN nr 978-90-89101-48-8 / NUR 653)

I received commissions for photographic projects from the municipality of Dongeradeel for the book "Between Dokkum and the sea" and from the Friese Pers Publisher for a book about eel fishing.

Professional Affiliations

GKf - Fotografen

Books by Dolph Kessler