Onne is a professional commercial photographer specializing in sailboats, power boats and ships, and has been at it since 1987. He started shooting video about 4 years ago with the Canon 5DMKII and then acquired the Canon XF300 camcorder in March of 2011 and has had great success with it.
Onne is a Canon Explorer of Light and shoots his video assignments with the Canon XF300, XF205, C100, 1 Dx, 5DMKIII cameras with all Canon L series lenses. He also uses Gopro, Aquatech camera housings, Manfrotto tripods, Lexar cards. Gyros by Kenyon Labs, Easyrig video cam supports, ThinkTank bags, Camranger, Tiffen, SKB cases, Shark slider and various drones.
Onne was born in Holland, raised in South Africa and moved to the US in 1985. Before becoming a full time commercial shooter in 1987, Onne was a professional sailor (1979-1985) and raced in many major ocean races. Amongst several notable achievements was the 1981-82 Whitbread around the World race on the Dutch entry Flyer which they won both on handicap and line honors and set a new circumnavigation record that stood for 4 years.
Onne was born in Holland, raised in South Africa and moved to the US in 1985. His office and gallery are located on Bannisters Wharf in Newport, RI. He lives in Jamestown, RI with his wife Tenley, three kids and a little pooch!