Flip de Nooyer (1948-2004) was one of the best known nature photographers in the Netherlands. He practiced nature photography for decades. At the age of 10 he was already seriously beginning birder and photographer. In 2004, he was 15 years professional nature photographer and went around the world to make. "Wildlife" photos From Arctic to Antarctica and New Zealand to Brazil. On all continents, he put ashore.
Flip's specialty was landscape, bird and mammal photography, but he actually photographed everything that has to do with nature. If human nature was respect for nature comes first, because as he said. "Nature should always prevail over the picture even though I earn with making nature's my money, the animal remains the most important thing."
His photographs have appeared in numerous publications, including in the journals Nature, Browsing, Unexpected Netherlands, Panda, Birds, Tam-Tam, Free Birds and Wadden Bulletin. But also books, leaflets, posters, (Christmas) cards, calendars and websites contain pictures of his hand.
Flip de Nooyer worked with and photographed for various Dutch nature conservation organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund, Nature Reserves, State Forest and the Wadden Sea Society. Every year with the Wadden Sea Society, he made a "Wadden Calendar", 2004 was his 10th calendar. In 2000 he made the calendar and agenda for the Preservation of Nature. Furthermore Flip kept many temporary exhibitions, and various visitor he has made the permanent exhibits. He has also given slide shows throughout the Netherlands.
In 1988 and 1989 Nooyer received an international award in the world's most important for wildlife photography competition in London , England, "BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year ". In November 1995, he was "Nature Photographer of the Year 1995" by the NFG with a photo of a Little Bittern, a rare species in the Netherlands.