+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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Love Island 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


‘Love Island’ by Fabian Vas

This island shaped like a heart lies in the Brokopondo lake. This lake – officially referred to as ‘Prof. dr. Ir. W.J. van Blommesteinmeer’ is a reservoir in Suriname located in the Brokopondo district with an area of ​​135,000 hectares, which is approximately the size of Mexico-city.

The lake was created by the construction of the Afobaka Dam, a dam in the Suriname River. The lake is large but shallow. Nowhere is it deeper than forty meters. When the dam was built, the area that would be flooded was not cleared. As a result, trunks of trees protrude above the water and fishing with nets is impossible.

There are a lot of islands, like Matu island or Tonka island, in the Brokopondo reservoir that are an important destination for tourism in the district.

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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