Teacher wins important photo prize with children from her class

A festive day for Miss Sandra and children of primary school Weremere from Wormer. The teacher won a Silver Camera. This is an important Dutch photo prize. Miss Sandra won in the category portrait serial’ with her photographs of the ‘Class of 2020’.

Unexpected

During the May holidays, she took the pictures of the children in her class. The teacher came to her house at an unexpected moment. She didn‘t tell me in advance when she’d come by.

The teacher talked to the kids about what they went through. She also asked them to write a poem about going back to school. The kids in her class are super proud of her. In the video above they tell about it.

Other winners

At the awards ceremony there are several categories. In the category ‘news’ photographer Kees van de Veen won. He took pictures of a corona patient at the hospital. According to the jury, those photos show how sad it is to say goodbye to your family over the phone at the hospital.