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Here is a person I would like to present to you : her name is Mirja de Vries and she is a weelknown photograph.

 

 

Photograph and designer, Mirja de Vries was born in Amsterdam, where she also works and live.In 1974, she gratuated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy with a degree in graphic design and photography.

Since 1975 she has had the privilege of photographing many rare, famous, and some of the most unusual Teddies from private collections.She became more and more fascinated with teddy bears, especially old teds who had experienced life to the fullest, and began photographing thel in their favorite cosy places.

The result of this initial work was a book entitled "De knuffels" with text by Paul Haenen published by Meulenhoff, Amsterdam in 1980.

In 1982, Dumont Buchverlag, In Köln, in Germany, published her first teddy bears postcards pocketbook, followed by postcard publisher Art unlimited in Amsterdam.Art unlimited has published more than 300 different teddy stil-lifes as postcards, posters and calendars.

In 1991, yhe dutch Teddy Bear magazine "Beer Bericht" presented Mirja with the "award of merit" for her talents in spreading interest in Teddy bears.

In 2002, publisher Joost Eiffers Books New york publisher published "Teddy's world" with photographies composed out of Mirja de Vries huge teddy bear photograph archives.

 



Her photographs are also been used for several publications in Germany, Great Britain, USA and Japan.

Here is some of Mirja de Vries 's beautiful pictures published with her agreement

Mirjachristmas.jpg
Mirjabrouette.jpg
Mirjaclown.jpg
Mirjamaries1.jpg
Mirjaourslecteur1.jpg
Mirjamagnolia.jpg
Copyright - Mirja de Vries



 


Creation date : 01/12/2007 : 17:00
Last update : 08/04/2015 : 10:38
Category : TEDDY BEARS - Mirja de Vries, Teddy bears photographer (December 2007)
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