Betsie van der Meer is based in London. She shoots assignments for international advertising and design agencies and photo libraries.Campaigns include Johnson&Johnson, NatWest, T-Mobile, Barclays, Twinings, Habitat, TKmaxx.
Her personal work has been exhibited in a variety of solo and group shows including Naarden Fotofestival, the Netherlands, Les Rencontres d'Arles and the National Portrait Gallery, London. Her exhibitions have explored memories and the way people shape and relate to their environment.
Her photographs have resulted in several industry awards and prizes including the Association of Photographers Awards, the David Sproxton Award, and the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
Betsie grew up in Oud-Beijerland, in the Netherlands. She studied photography in The Hague and Bournemouth before moving to London where she gained an MA in photography at the LCC. She assisted photographers and worked with commercial film directors before setting up her photographic business.