About Alwin van der Heiden

Alwin A.K. van der Heiden is a 38 year old Dutch native who has lived in Mazatlan since the age of 6. He studied Marine Sciences, Oceanography, at the Marine Faculty of Sciences in Ensenada Baja California. His love of nature and photography began at an early age as well as his special admiration of birds and their environment. With his passion for wildlife photography Alwin knows that one photograph can make a huge impact and influence public perceptions to inspire change.

Among his achievements are: 1st place for “The Elusive Jaguar of Sinaloa”, Mazatlan Interactivo, Tourist Photography Contest 2005; highly commended “Egret Fishing” at the coveted BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2003.

In addition to his photography Alwin works as a freelance nature writer for Mexico Desconocido Magazine, his last article published in September 2010 was “The Tufted Jay Preserve at El Palmito, Concordia, Sinaloa”.

You can see more of Alwin’s photographs at his sister’s Helena’s  and Miguel’s unique and marvelous store Casa Etnika: at Sixto Osuna No. 50. Centro. Mazatlan Sinaloa. Mexico. (669) 1360139

To contact about any photo please give us a call or email to : alwinvan@hotmail.com

We can make your photo in Artistic Canvas up to 90 x 1.20 cm

Or  Professional Photographic Fujicolor Crystal Archive Paper prints.   11 x 16 and 20×30 and 30 by 45  inches. The prints are send by DHL to your home, please let us know when and where to ship and for prices and send email for any further questions to alwinvan@hotmail.com

All images are Copyright 2010 to Alwin van der Heiden and are protected by law.