Ever since his childhood he was interested in photography.
At the age of 15 he started studying at the Fotovakschool in The Netherlands.
Kars is already 25 years in business.
At first he was specialized in wedding photography.
In that category he received several national and international awards.
Since 2015 he started to focus more on documentary photography.
He get most inspired when he can travel and connect with the local community.
Telling stories to capture social and political events with the purpose of informing the public is something he feel is important.
Since 2020 he is owner of the Photohostel in Bangkok, Thailand and organize the photomasterclasses from there.
National Geographic Award Benelux 2017, category human.
Finalist National Geographic Award Benelux 2019, category human
Lensculture Finalist, Exposure Awards 2018
Monivisions Award 2017, best black and white photo of the year
2th place Monochrome Awards 2017, Human
10 Fearless Awards, Wedding photography
2 Dutch wedding category Awards, 2014 and 2015
Master of Dutch Wedding Award
Finalist Siena (SIPA) awards 2018