Latest news & exhibitions

25
Nov

Book signing session at Lowland

On the fair of the Lowland Photo Festival on 8 and 9 December in Antwerp (B) Ingrid will be present to sell and - if desired - sign her book 'Safari! - the essence'. You are also welcome for information about her workshops and photo safaris.
 
 
18
Nov

Lecture at Travel Event Travelfactory

On Sunday  25 November Ingrid gives a lecture at the Travel Event of Travelfactory about nature photography in Africa. The emphasis will lie on wildlife photography.
 
 
 
 
12
Nov

Lecture on Photoday

Ingrid gives a lecture about Creative Nature Photography on the Art&Craft Photoday on Saturday 17 November 2018. She will also be present all day at the fair, where you can talk to her about photo safaris or workshops or get a signed copy of her book 'Safari! - the essence'.
 
 
 
01
Nov

Book signing session at Nature Talks

On the fair of the Nature Talks fotofestival on 10 and 11 November in Ede (NL) Ingrid will be present to sell and - if desired - sign her book 'Safari! - the essence'. You are also welcome for information about her workshops and photo safaris.
 
 
 
07
Oct

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Leerdam

A selection of Ingrids work is exhibited in the Lingepolikliniek from 1 October 2018 until 29 March 2019. Where? Lingesteynplantsoen 20
4141 GH Leerdam (NL). Opening hours: every weekday from 8:30 until 16:30. Closed in the weekend.
19
Sep

Awards in Oasis Photo Contest 2018

'The Thinker' is Highly Commended in the Oasis Photo Contest 2018. 'Summer Sparkle' receives a Highlight in the same competition.
 
 
28
Jul

Expos Photos AVES in Namur

A selection of Ingrids photos will be exhibited in the Notre Dame d'Harscamp in Namur during the prestigious Expos Photos AVES festival. Ingrid will be there on Saturday and Sunday (22 and 23 September) to sign and sell her book and will give a lecture on Sunday 23 September.
07
Jul

Interview and portfolio in DigiFotoPro

The newest issue (July 2018) of DigiFotoPro publishes an 8 page portfolio with interview.
10
Jun

Day of Photography

Ingrid will present her book 'SAFARI! - the essence' on the Day of Photography in Heusden-Zolder (B) on Saturday 16 June. Ingrid will also be present all day on the - free! - fair where you have the option to buy a copy of her book. However there is a lot more to see on the Day of Photography. Take a look here!
23
May

Gafodi FotoFest

Ingrid will be guest photographer at the annual Gafodi FotoFest in Gavere alongside Henk van Rensbergen. From 19 May until 31 July their works can be viewed on the Markt in Gavere and an extra collection will be exhibited together with the works of the Gafodi members during their annual photo salon on 9 and 10 June and from 15 'il 18 June. On 11 June there will be a nocturne with guided walk, a lecture by Ingrid and an opportunity to buy a - signed - copy of her book. Make sure to reserve these dates in your agenda! Registering for the nocturne can be done here
 
23
May

Highly Commended in BioPhotoContest

'A Family Tree' is Highly Commended in the BioPhotoContest 2018.
20
Mar

Belgian National Award in Sony WPO 2018

'The Thinker' wins the Belgian National Award in the Sony World Photography Awards 2018.
13
Mar

Lecture at Pixperience 365

On 25 March Ingrid will give a lecture about creative forest photography at Pixperience 365 in Nijkerk (NL). 
01
Mar

Highly Commended in Memorial Maria Luisa

'The Thinker' is Highly Commended in the Memorial Maria Luisa 2017.
16
Feb

Runner Up in Wildlife Photo Contest

'The Thinker' is Runner Up in the Wildlife Portraits category of the Wildlife Photo Contest 2017.
10
Feb

Lectures on Photodays

Ingrid will give lectures about photo safaris to Africa on the  Photodays at Brussels Expo on 9, 10 and 11 March 2018.
07
Feb

New website The Art Of Wild

The Art of Wild Gallery, representing my fine art work, has a new, additional website with lots of interesting information e.g. on museum quality.
02
Feb

Silver in Px3

'Conflict Of Interest' wins silver in the 'Wildlife' category of the Px3 Awards 2017.
26
Nov

1st prize in ND Awards

'The Thinker' wins 1st prize in the category 'Wildlife' of the ND Awards 2017.
21
Oct

1st Prize in IFWP Photo Contest

'Baby Gorilla' wins 1st prize in the 'Mammals' category of the IFWP Photo Contest 2017.
16
Jul

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in The Hague

A selection of Ingrid's work is on display in HMC Westeinde from 8 July 2017 until 28 September 2017. Where? Lijnbaan 32, 2512 VA The Hague (NL). For opening hours, please contact (+31) (0)88 979 79 00.
06
Apr

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Leidschendam

A selection of Ingrid's work can be viewed in MCH Sint Antoniushove from 1 April 2017 until 7 July 2017. Where? Burgemeester Banninglaan 1, 2262BA Leidschendam (NL). Open Monday 'til Friday from 9 am until 5 pm. On Saturday or Sunday you can visit between 11 am and 5 pm but you have to check-in at the reception desk. 
12
Feb

Runner-up in Wildlifephoto Contest

'Battle Of Giants' is Runner-up in the 'Animal Behaviour' category in the Wildlifephoto Contest 2016.
13
Dec

Nominated in the Nature Images Awards 2016

'The Foxglove Blues'  was nominated in the Nature Images Awards 2016 (in the category 'Végétal').
28
Nov

Honorable Mentions in ND Awards

'Battle of Giants' and 'Mosi Oa Tunya' receive Honorable Mentions in the ND Photography Awards.
14
Nov

Lecture at Photoday

Ingrid will give a lecture about her Africa Photography at the Photoday of Art & Craft on Saturday 19 November 2016.
05
Nov

Lecture at Nature Talks

Ingrid will give a lecture about her Africa photography at the Nature Talks Photo Festival 2016 on Saturday 12 November 2016.
21
Oct

Battle Of Giants wins Grand Prix in Festival Nature Namur

'Battle Of Giants' wins the Grand Prix in the Festival International Nature Namur Photo Contest!
31
Aug

The Art Of Wild represents Ingrid's work

The Art Of Wild represents Ingrid’s work in high class fine art prints in limited editions.
25
Jun

Battle Of Giants Highly Honoured in Nature's Best Photography

17
Jun

Article and cover shot in NCN Magazine

The newest edition (June 2016) of Nikon Club Nederland Magazine publishes my story and photos in their column 'Magnified' (8 pages and cover).
12
Jun

Battle Of Giants nominated in FAPA

The series 'Battle Of Giants' is nominee in the FAPA Awards.
31
May

Art Walk in Wakkerzeel on Sunday 5 June 2016

Exhibiton of Ingrid's work during the biannual Art Walk in Wakkerzeel, Belgium. 32 local artists are participating, opening up their house or garden to show their work.
22
May

Lecturing at Fotofair

Ingrid will give a lecture about her Africa photography at the Fotofair on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May 2016.
12
Apr

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Leuven

A selection of Ingrid's work can be viewed in the meeting centre of the Brabanthal in Leuven from 12 April 2016 until 7 April 2017. Where? Brabantlaan 1, 3000 Leuven. Make an appointment to visit the exhibition.
21
Mar

'Battle Of Giants' awarded in Glanzlichter 2016

'Battle Of Giants'  wins a Highlight in the category 'World of Mammals' of the Glanzlichter 2016 Photo Contest.
24
Feb

Interview and portfolio in Terre Sauvage

The newest edition (March 2016) of Terre Sauvage features a 10 page portfolio and interview.
01
Feb

Agreement with Botanic Garden of Meise

Ingrid now works together with the Botanic Garden of Meise for the workshop macro and field photography and the workshop multiple exposure.
20
Jan

NWF 2015 - Honorable Mentions

04
Jan

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Aalst

A selection of Ingrid's work is on show in the OLV hospital from 4 January until 31 March 2016. Where? Moorselbaan 164, 9300 Aalst. Open all day, every day.
16
Dec

Spider Webs awarded in TPOTY 2015

My portfolio 'Spider Webs' is Highly Commended in the 'Natural World' category of the Travel Photographer Of The Year 2015 contest.
01
Dec

Ingrid Vekemans BPost stamp

The Belgian Postal Service Bpost issues a limited edition of 5 stamps of "Endangered Animal Species". These will be available from 22 August 2016.
11
Nov

'Battle Of Giants' awarded in Nature Images Awards 2015

'Battle Of Giants'  wins 3d prize in the category 'Telephoto lens' of the 2015 Nature Images Awards.
09
Nov

Lecturing at Lowland Photo Festival

Ingrid will give a lecture about 'A Touch Of Africa' at the Lowland Photo Festival on Sunday 13 December 2015.
05
Nov

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in El Vino Loco

A selection of Ingrid's work can be viewed during the tasting at  El Vino Loco in the Pastorie of Wakkerzeel on 7 and 8 November 2015, from 1 until 7 pm. Where? Pastoriestraat 13, 3150 Wakkerzeel. 
27
Sep

'Spider Webs' awarded in IPA 2015

The series 'Spider Webs' wins 1st prize in the International Photography Awards! Moreover 'Body Double', 'The Tomb', 'Honey Honey' and 'Dark Rainbow' receive and Honorable Mention.
12
Sep

Member of professional jury of Lowland Photo Contest

Ingrid will be part of the professional jury of the Lowland Photo Contest for the election of the Lowland Photographer Of The Year 2015.
09
Sep

Silver Medal for 'Body Double'

'Body Double' receives a Silver Medal in the 'Nature' category of the Narava 2015 Photo Competition.
01
May

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Domus Silva

A selection of Ingrid's work is on show in Domus Silva from 1 May until 30 September 2015. Where? Bossen 16, 2500 Lier. Contact Domus Silva for opening times: suzy@domussilva.be
04
Jan

NPN - 2nd Honorable Mention

'The Tomb' receives a 2nd Honorable Mention in the NPN Editor's Pick Awards 2014 (Macro & Close-up Gallery).
12
Dec

'The Last Salute' finalist in TPOTY 2014

'The Last Salute' reaches the finals of the Travel Photographer Of The Year 2014 contest.
04
Dec

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Bergen op Zoom

A selection of Ingrid's work is on show in the Lievensberg hospital from 4 December until 30 March 2015. Where? Boerhaaveplein 1, Bergen op Zoom. Open Mon-Fri from 8am until 6pm.
08
Nov

'The Tomb' awarded in Nature Images Awards 2014

'The Tomb'  wins 3d prize in the category 'Insects and Spiders' of the 2014 Nature Images Awards.
13
Oct

Montphoto 2014 - Honorable Mention

'The Lamp Shade' gets an Honorable Mention in the Montphoto 2014 contest in the category 'Inspired By Nature'.
02
Oct

'Early Morning Light' awarded in IPA 2014

'Early Morning Light' wins 1st prize in the International Photography Awards! On top op that, 'The Lamp Shade' wins 3d prize and 'Mates' gets an honorable mention!
09
Sep

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Haacht

A selection of Ingrid's work is on show in GC Den Breughel from 9 September until 28 November 2014.
20
Jun

Interview in Landschap magazine

The newest edition (June 2014) of Landschap Magazine features an 8 page illustrated interview.
02
Jun

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Veldhoven

A selection of Ingrid's work is on show in MMC from 2 June until 31 August 2014.
19
Mar

NCN Magazine Publication

The newest edition (March 2014) of Nikon Club Nederland Magazine features a 4 page article of mine about encounters with African wildlife.
04
Feb

'Damsel Party' wins 1st prize in MML 2013

'Damsel Party' wins first prize in the Memorial Maria Luisa 2013 competition in the 'Creative Photo and Abstract' category. 'Nakuru Awakening' is Highly Commended in the same competition in the 'Biodiversity' category.
09
Jan

NPN - 1st Honorable Mention

'Centre Of Attention' receives a 1st Honorable Mention in the NPN Editor's Pick Awards 2013 (Wildlife Gallery).
09
Jan

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Tildonk

A selection of Ingrid's work is on show in De Wesp from 10 January until 30 April 2014. 
06
Jan

'What Am I Doing Here?' finalist in TPOTY 2013

'What Am I Doing Here?' reaches the finals of the Travel Photographer Of The Year 2013 contest.
17
Oct

Shoot publication

The newest edition (27) of Shoot Magazine features a 5 page article of mine about multiple exposure.
05
Oct

Nomination in Nature Images Awards

'Damsel Party' is nominated in the INSECT category of the Melvita Nature Images Awards 2013.
30
Sep

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Wuustwezel

A small selection of Ingrid's work is now on show in the Town Hall, Gemeentepark 1, 2990 Wuustwezel from 1 October 2013 until 1 December 2013.
16
Sep

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Nijlen

A selection of Ingrid's work is now on show in Gemeente Nijlen, Kerkstraat 4, 2560 Nijlen from 16 September until 31 October 2013.
14
Sep

'Matriarch' awarded in IPA 2013

'Matriarch' wins 3d prize in the International Photography Awards 2013! Two other photos receive honorable mentions!
23
Jun

Exhibition 'Wild Africa' in Leuven

A small selection of Ingrid's Africa work is now on show in Reispunt, Martelarenlaan 24, 3010 Leuven from 24 June until 15 September 2013.
23
May

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Bonheiden

A large selection of Ingrid's work is now on show in GC 't Blikveld from 25 May until 23 June 2013.
28
Mar

Exhibition 'Wild Africa' in Lippelo

A selection of Ingrid's Africa work is now on show in De Wandeling, Kasteeldreef 11, 2890 Lippelo from 28 March until 21 May 2013.
02
Feb

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Breendonk

A large selection of Ingrid's work is now on show in Gallery VOCAR from 2 February until 27 March 2013. 
27
Jan

PhotoDigitaal publication

The newest edition (37) of PhotoDigitaal Magazine features a 6 page article of mine with 10 top tips for wildlife photography.
29
Dec

'Mosi Oa Tunya' finalist in TPOTY 2012

My portfolio about Mosi Oa Tunya (Victoria Falls) reaches the finals in Travel Photographer Of The Year 2012 (Category 'Wild Planet' and 'Best Single Image in a Portfolio').
21
Nov

Exhibition 'Encounters with Nature' in Vilvoorde

Just installed my new exhibiton! Where? de Bib, Grote Markt 9, 1800 Vilvoorde, Belgium. When? from now until 1 February 2013.
12
Oct

Exhibition Fotosalon Camera Libra

A selection of Ingrid's photos will be on display at the annual Fotosalon of Camera Libra Lubbeek.
14
Sep

PhotoDigitaal publication

The newest edition (34) of PhotoDigitaal Magazine features a 7 page article of mine about the challenges of Africa photography in the rainy season.
29
Aug

Roots Natuuragenda 2013

Three of my images have been published in the Roots Natuuragenda 2013. 'Love Flower' has been chosen for the back cover.
20
Aug

Exhibition in Gasthuisberg in Leuven

A large selection of Ingrid's work is now on show in UZ Gasthuisberg from 20 August until 12 October 2012.
30
Jun

Exhibition Vilvoorde

A large selection of Ingrid's work is now on show in the AZ Jan Portaels from 30 June until 16 August 2012.
29
Jun

TPOTY exhibition

The TPOTY exhibition will be on in London from 22nd June until 19th August 2012 in the Royal Geographical Society Gallery. Postcards, calendars and prints featuring 'Matriarch' will be for sale there.
31
May

PhotoDigitaal publication

The newest edition (32) of PhotoDigitaal Magazine features an 8 page article of mine about macro and field photography... with experiences, tips...and of course...photos!
14
May

Art Walk in Wakkerzeel on Sunday 3 June 2012

Exhibiton of Ingrid's work during the biannual Art Walk in Wakkerzeel, Belgium. 27 local artists are participating, opening up their house or garden to show their work.
28
Mar

'Carnivore' finalist in Asferico 2012

'Carnivore' is finalist in the Asferico 2012 Nature Photography Competition.
03
Feb

'Matriarch' finalist in Memorial Maria Luisa

'Matriarch' is finalist in the 22nd edition of the Memorial Maria Luisa.
01
Feb

Exhibition 'Wild Africa' in Wakkerzeel

Exhibition 'Wild Africa' where a small selection of Ingrid's African wildlife photography is displayed. Location - El Vino Loco, Pastoriestraat 16, Wakkerzeel, Belgium. When - 4 February until end April 2012.
19
Dec

'Matriarch' finalist in TPOTY 2011

'Matriarch' is finalist in Travel Photographer of The Year 2011 (Category 'One Shot - Wild Moments).
16
Dec

Three images nominated in Nature Images Awards 2011

Three of my images have been nominated in the Nature Images Awards 2011 (in the categories 'Mammals' and 'Other Wildlife').
10
Nov

'Carnivore' Highly Commended

01
Aug

Exhibition 'Dieren voor de lens' in Delft

Exhibition 'Dieren voor de lens' where a small selection of Ingrid's African wildlife photography is displayed, together with the work of seven other photographers. Location - Huis Kinesis, Voorstraat 86, 2611 JT Delft, The Netherlands. When - 12 August 2011 until 14 January 2012.
01
Aug

'Matriarch' receives Honorable Mention

'Matriarch' receives an Honorable Mention from the Photographic Society of America in the Nature Category of the Narava 2011 Photo Competition.
05
May

International Awards Ceremony 2010 in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC

Ingrid receives Nature's Best African Wildllife Award in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
02
Apr

'Matriarch' exhibited in Washington DC

From April to September 2011, 'Matriarch' is exhibited in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, USA.
01
Apr

'Call of the Wild' exhibition - Enschede

'Call of the Wild' exhibition in Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, from April to June 2011.
05
Feb

'Matriarch' receives special mention

'Matriarch' receives a special mention in the Oasis Photo Contest 2010 and will be the cover shot for the competition's catalogue. It will be displayed at the "Oasis Photocontest 2010" exhibition that will take place in the city of Milan, among other Italian cities, in 2011.
07
Jan

'Matriarch' wins 2nd prize

'Matriarch' wins second prize in the Mammals Category of the Oasis International Photo Contest and will be displayed in exhibitions in all major cities in Italy from February to September 2011.
04
Jan

'Call of the Wild' exhibition in Lelystad

'Call of the Wild' exhibition in Bezoekerscentrum Oostvaardersplassen, Lelystad, The Netherlands in January and February 2011.
16
Dec

2nd Honorable Mention for 'Matriarch'

'Matriarch' receives a 2nd Honorable Mention in the NPN Editor's Pick Awards 2010 (Fauna Gallery).
26
Sep

'Matriarch' is Highly Commended

05
Sep

'Matriarch' is Winner!

'Matriarch' is Winner of the Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards - Category African Wildlife.
18
Jul

'Africa Alive' exhibition in Landgoed Hoenderdaell

'Africa Alive' exhibition in Landgoed Hoenderdaell, Anna Paulowna, The Netherlands - September through October 2010.
23
Jun

'Africa Alive' exhibition in Apeldoorn

June-August 2010: 'Africa Alive' exhibition in CODA, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.
30
Jan

'Call of the Wild' exhibition in Almere

February to June 2010 - 'Call of the Wild' exhibition in Bezoekerscentrum Trekvogel, Almere, The Netherlands.
26
Sep

'Africa Alive' exhibition

October 2009 to January 2010 - 'Africa Alive' exhibition in De Molen, Doel, Belgium.