Erwin Olaf (Erwin Olaf Springveld) (born 1959 Hilversum, Netherlands) is a photographer.Visit his photos and website.
Olaf is most famous for his commercial and personal work. He has been commissioned to photograph advertising campaigns for large international companies such as Levi's, Microsoft and Nokia. Some of his most famous photographic series include "Grief", "Rain", and "Royal Blood". Never one to shy away from controversy, Olaf's work is often daring and provocative. Humorously however, one of his early photographs was once expelled from a show on the basis of not containing nudity.
His work has received many awards and he has held exhibitions around the world.
Olaf studied journalism in the School of Journalism in Utrecht.