What you do matters.

'First I have to bridge the silence. Associate myself with the person, with the object. It's only then that the camera comes in. I only photograph what touches me', Janneke Leegstra sums up her work. 'Silence plays an important part in my cloister work, in my architectural pictures and in my pictures of Ameland.'

After 28 years of being a nurse specialist and staffnurse Janneke radically changed course in 1998. Managing and nursing eventually had to yield to her creative urge that had been slumbering for many years.

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