Christmas photo book market at the World Press Photo House

14 December 2019 to  15 December 2019
World Press Photo House, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

World Press Photo House
Photo book market

World Press Photo House

Buy a photo book for the holidays, meet visual storytellers and experts, and relax with a hot chocolate.

From 14-15 December, the World Press Photo House will be home to a special photo book market, photographer presentations and an exhibition by Henk Wildschut & Robin Uleman.

The large selection of books in the PhotoQ Bookshop will be doubled for the occasion. Dozens of photographers will talk about their books during both afternoons and look back on their favorite books from the past year.

The photo book market, exhibition and photographer talks are free to enter. You can buy your tickets for the breakfast talk with Cristina De Middel here. Tickets cost 25 euros and give you access to the exclusive talk and a special breakfast.


World Press Photo House
Haarlemmerweg 4
1014 BE, Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Time and date

12:00 - 18:00
Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 December 2019

Saturday program

Christmas photo book market

Rooted in Dialogue exhibition

Artist conversations:

  • Elspeth Diederix, photographer and Hans Gremmen, graphic designer on 'When red disappears'
  • Mattie Boom, conservator photography Rijksmuseum on 'Everyone a photographer'
  • Apituley en De Schepper, on photography magazine 'EDITION #1 ‘IN GOEDE AARDE VALLEN’
  • Jeroen Toirkens, photographer on 'Borealis' project
  • Claartje Wesslink, historian on 'Memory Is the Only Paradise - Photographs from a Jewish Family Archive'
  • Bastiaan Woudt, photographer on 'Amsterdam Portraits, and Hidden'
  • Rianne van Dijck, on 'The Color Archive of Louis van Paridon'
  • Arjen de Nooy, photographer on '99:1'
  • Gerco de Ruijter, photographer on 'Grid Corrections'
  • Rob Hornstra, photographer on his upcoming project 'Europeans' and his list of best photo books of 2019
  • Marco Duyvendijk, photographer on 'Valetudo' 

Sunday program

Christmas photo book market

Rooted in Dialogue exhibition

Artist conversations:

  • Karianne Bueno, photographer on 'Doug's Cabin'
  • Paul Cupido, photographer on 'Continuum, Éphémère and Amazônia'
  • Hans Rooseboom, conservator photography Rijksmuseum, on 'Lichtjaren - a history of Photography'
  • Nico Bick, photographer on 'Parliaments of the European Union'
  • Ilvy Njiokiktjien, independent photographer, on 'Born Free. Mandela's Generation of Hope'
  • Isabella Rozendaal, photographer on 'Op Jacht'
  • Scheltens&Abbenes, photographers and Esther de Vries, graphic designer, on 'ZEEN'
  • Narda van 't Veer, owner of UNIT agency and book collector on her favorite books of 2019

Image credit: Maarten Nauw