André Ruiter (Putten, 1972) is a Dutch photographer specialized in black & white photography. He lives in a town surrounded by the woodlands of De Veluwe. These woodlands are an important source of inspiration. He likes to travel to remote places like Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen and the Scottish islands.
In 2009 and 2010 André studied at the Fotovakschool in Apeldoorn. During this study he completed his first photo project. He graduated with the project Water as a Weapon. After the Fotovakschool he continued working on project-based conceptual landscape photography. His projects are based on historic themes. Currently he is working on Grebbelinie 1940. This project is about a former defense line that played a major role during the defense of Holland in May 1940.