Klaas Jan Kliphuis was born and raised in The Netherlands, where he was introduced to photography by his father, who gave him his first camera when he was only 8 years old. 

Since earning his degree at The Academy of Modern Arts St. Joost Breda and having assisted several photographers, he started his own business in 2001. Demand for his work hasn’t stopped since.

His versatile and creative approach to photography as well as his unique eye for detail and love for fashion have led to beautiful images both moving and still.

Klaas Jan is very involved and always works closely together with the client and the team to get the best possible result.


His work has been featured in high-end fashion magazines including InStyle, ELLE, Grazia, Glamour, Myself, Marie Claire, Harpers’ Bazaar and Vogue. And several independent fashion magazines.

His commercial clients include ST Studio, Supertrash, Hunkemöller, Philips, Claudia Sträter, De Bijenkorf, among others.