+597 Photography

+597 Photography is the first online art gallery focused solely on photography of and by artists from Suriname. We offer you the possibility to buy these quality artworks online and have these delivered to your house or office.

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Babunsanti by Fabian Vas

Prices from: 69,00

Fine art behind acrylic glass
  • Printed on the new Fujicolor Maxima paper
  • A new dimension to photo prints with deeper blacks and brighter colors
  • Carefully developed and glued between a plexiglass plate on the front and a dibond plate on the back
  • Including hanging frame mounted to the backside for easy hanging
 Fine art on dibond
  • Printed on authentic art paper, often used for exhibitions and limited-edition prints
  • Mounted on Dibond – an aluminum composite panel resitant to bending
  • Including hanging frame mounted to the backside
Fine art print only
  • Printed on Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag, the ultimate choice for demanding art prints
  • All fine art photos are supplied with a white border around the print as standard


‘Babunsanti’ by Fabian Vas

Galibi is a village in the Marowijne district and is located at the mouth of the Marowijne River and on the border with French Guiana. At approximately one hour by boat from Galibi you will find the unique nature reserve called: Babunsanti.

The unexpectedly white sandy beach of Babunsanti is visited every year by the protected aitkantis (leather turtles), krapé (green turtle) and olive ridley sea turtles who lay their eggs there. During the rainy season, the cola-colored water from the swamp behind Babunsanti breaks through the beach and flows into the sea, creating a beautiful spectacle of dark and light water.

About the artist

Photographer Fabian Vas (1979) was born in Paramaribo, Suriname. Through his love for nature and adventure he has found his passion for capturing the nature of Suriname in its purest form.
With his Go-Pro camera or with a drone, he takes amazing pictures at various locations in Suriname. Locations deep in the inland that not everyone has access to. Fabian has become well known for his impactful images, both nationally and internationally. His powerful pictures promote Suriname in such a way that the images make you feel the energy of Suriname’s abundant flora and fauna.

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