/ 2020 / Portraiture / Personality


  • Prize
    Silver in Portraiture/Personality
  • Photographer
    Jeroen Nieuwhuis

‘Aerts’ is a project that pays homage to the now-retired kickboxing legend Peter Aerts. He relives his past and craves to step back into the ring. But when reality kicks in his path deviate.

Jeroen Nieuwhuis is a commercial portraiture photographer based in the Netherlands. He is a co-owner of NEW DAY studio, a film- and photography studio working for global brands like Heineken, JBL, Magnum, Philips, Mentos, Shimano, and Samsung. Besides his commercial work, multiple personal projects gained international attention, for example, winning the Red Bull Illume 2013 in the category close-up and six awards at the Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020.

Awards Red Bull Illume 2013 | Winner in category close-up
PX3 2020 | Gold winner portraiture/personality professional
PX3 2020 | Silver winner portraiture/personality professional
PX3 2020 | Silver winner advertising/other professional (2x)
PX3 2020 | Honorable mention portraiture/culture professional (2x)