2and3D Photography is about sharing. We are bringing photographers, restorers, conservators, studio planners, data analysts and scientists together so that they can exchange knowledge and experience enabling them to collaborate on even more mind-blowing projects.

Mark your calendar for our fourth live edition 29-31 May 2024. It will be a pleasure to welcome you all once again to the Rijksmuseum for three days filled with heritage photography, innovation and good conversations with old friends, acquaintances, and colleagues from across the world.

Call for Papers

We invite you to participate in the fourth edition of 2and3D Photography – Practice & Prophecies.

Please submit your proposal to give a presentation and/or a workshop during the conference before the submission deadline of 6 November 2023.

Conference Themes

The conference covers on a broad range of themes and topics:


  • Sharing knowledge, education, outreach, open and accessible collections, open source


  • Conservation, preservation, scientific demands, artificial intelligence

Daily practice

  • Standards, solutions and best practices

3D Applications for cultural heritage

  • Added value, sustainability, interoperability

Color management

  • 3D, UV, IR, 360

Workflow management

  • Mass digitization, managing workflows, managing data


You can read all about the previous 2and3D Photography conferences in our online magazine and view the 2019 and 2021 presentations. We will update the magazine as soon as possible and open up the 2022 presentations as well.


2and3D Photography is organized by the Rijksmuseum in cooperation with the Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography (AHFAP)

Program committee

  • Cecile van der Harten - Head Image Department, Rijksmuseum
  • Katrien Keune - Head of Science Department, Rijksmuseum
  • Carola van Wijk - Collection Photographer - Technical Imaging, Rijksmuseum
  • Frans Pegt - Collection Photographer - Technical Imaging, Rijksmuseum
  • Scott Geffert - General Manager for Advanced Imaging, Imaging Department, Metropolitan Museum of Art and President at ImagingEtc.com
  • Robert F. Erdmann - Senior Scientist, Rijksmuseum and Professor, Department of Conservation and Restoration and Institute of Physics, University of Amsterdam

Advisory committee

  • Sanne Letschert - Head of Cultural Emergency Response (CER)
  • Kira Zumkley - Chair, Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography (AHFAP)
  • Thomas Flynn - Cultural Heritage Lead, Sketchfab
  • James Stevenson - Director, Cultural Heritage Digitisation Ltd

Organizing committee

  • Cécile van der Harten
  • Sandra Pastoor
  • Sandra Plukker


29-31 May 2024




Read here the online magazine.