Welcome to my profile!


I was born in Holland, but raised in Southern Spain. From a very age, I developed a very strong interest in biodiversity and science, a passion that motivated me to pursue an academic career. I now balance a full time job as a cancer researcher with my hobbies of wildlife art and nature photography. I also love travelling and exploring the great outdoors, preferably off the beaten track. After working in the UK for 7 years, I moved to Stockholm, Sweden, where I still currently live.


I love the challenge and the thrill of getting close to wildlife, of all shapes and sizes, for a great shot. These flickr pages contain some of the results. Enjoy!


Current equipment:

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II USM


Here is a picture of me in action:

Me in action

and here is the result:

Great White Egret

And another one:

Me in Action

and the final product:

White-tailed Deer

Final one:

Me in action

and the result:

Turkey Vulture


Exploring the great outdoors in Lapland:

Trekking in Lapland

and a photo taken from inside the tent:

Reindeer in the snow


50 countries visited

Visited 50 states (22.2%)

Create your own visited map of The World


Europe: Andorra - Belgium - Bosnia & Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Gibraltar - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Malta - Monaco - Montenegro - The Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Slovakia - Spain - Sweden - Ukraine - United Kingdom - Vatican City

Asia: India - Kazakhstan - Nepal - Sri Lanka - Thailand

Middle East: Iran - Jordan - Qatar - Oman - Turkey - United Arab Emirates

Americas: Brazil - Canada - USA

Africa: Ethiopia - The Gambia - Madagascar - Morocco - Namibia


Ingeborg van Leeuwen - View my most interesting photos on Flickriver

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  • JoinedNovember 2009
  • OccupationScientist
  • Current cityStockholm
  • CountrySweden


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