"From the first contact working with Karen was super relaxed. I could choose from a couple of concepts and locations for the shoot which was relaxed itself. The result is wonderful and I definitely like to work with her again." - Pianist Rein Godefroy
"I really enjoyed the workshop with Karen. I came home with a lot of stuff to think about; my Image, how I can visually represent myself and how I want to see myself on the press kit pictures, as an artist." - Monika Miedzianowska
"I'm a portrait photographer in the music business with an advertising
background. I am trained to communicate in creative (visual) concepts.
Concepts that enables brands - yes you are a brand too - to grow and get
I focus on jazz and it's musicians because I want to help connect a younger generation with it's inspirational-, modern-, creative- and innovative power." - Karen van Gilst
I'm working or have worked for:
The Prinses Christina Concours (Classical, Jazz, Composition, Classic Express), Jazzenzo.nl, Jazz at the Vic (Victoria Hotel Amsterdam), and artists like Rein Godefroy, Greyheads, Ikarai, Efe Erdem, the NJJO, Oliver Alexander, Hermine Deurloo, Jeroen van Vliet, Stephanie Franke and Robert van der Padt.
But also: KOUPE protein icecream, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environnement, RET, Fontys, Mazars, Artez and various MKB.