Photo books:

  • China, An Inside view from the Outside. A book about daily life in China.
    It’s her own concept of the photo book and a pictorial journey inside China with using her introduction texts of the different chapters. The introduction of the book about the transformation of China is written by Oscar Garschagen, correspondent of NRC Handelsblad (Dutch Newspaper), who is based in Shanghai.
    First edition was published in October 2014, second edition in September 2015.
  • She’s already working on her third book about daily life in the Himalaya which will include special photos of daily life and festivals in East-Tibet, Tibet, Bhutan, Mustang, Nepal, Indian Himalaya (Ladakh & Zanskar), including the Chadar trek (Ice trek) 

Contributions to other (Book & Film) Publications

  • 72 Dangerous Places in the world, Showrunner Productions (Documentary), 2016
  • Take Shelter, at home around the world by Nikki Tate & Dani Tate Stratton,
    Orca Book Publishers, Canada, 2014
  • Buddhism, One Teacher, Many Traditions by Thubten Chodron, Wisdom Publications,
    USA, 2014
  • Six Walks Exploring Shanghai’s Other Districts, Beyond the Concessions, by Kate Baker, Edie Millar, Cam Chamberlin, Photographs by Emmy Schoorl and Meredith Kennedy, Old China Hand Press, 2013 
  • Tibet, Information book about Tibet, Publisher Te Gast In (Part of a series about different countries), 2007 
  • Cool Travel, The Most Exceptional Travel Spots, 2006

Magazines & Brochures & Assignments

  • Shanghai World Expo 2010, Photo documentary of the construction of the Dutch pavilion at the World Expo 2010 
  • April 2009 – May 2010 and Corporate Brochure of Dutch Consulate World Expo 2010, February 2010  
  • MDR / Damen Schelde Marine Services (Ship engine re-conditioning), Corporate Brochure, Shanghai, November 2009  
  • Holland Herald, Inflight Magazine of KLM, September 2009 
  • Covertex Shanghai (architecture), Corporate Brochure, China, 2009 
  • Shanghai World Expo 2010, Photojob for the Dutch Consulate for the World Expo 2010, China, 2009 
  • Dutch Consulate, Event Photography, China, 2009 
  • Shanghai World Expo 2010, Photojob for the Dutch Consulate, China, 2008 – 2010 This included to follow the construction of the Dutch Pavilion from the beginning until the Shanghai World Expo 2010 started 
  • Tokyo, Architecture photoshoot, Japan, 2008 
  • Arcelor Mittal – China Directory 2008 (Corporate Brochure), China, 2008  
  • Shanghai (International) Family (magazine), China, 2008 – 2009 
  • Margriet (Dutch women’s magazine), the Netherlands, 2008 
  • Passaat (travel brochures), the Netherlands, 2007 
  • Shoestring (travel brochures), the Netherlands, 2006 – 2009  
  • Koning Aap (travel brochures), the Netherlands, 2006  
  • Blend Magazine: Booming Beijing (Travel story and Photography), the Netherlands, 2006 


  • Orië; journeys for special places and faces (website for tailor made travels) 
  • ‘Emmy’s weblog’ at (personal weblog for Margriet, a Dutch women’s magazine) illustrated with my photos (2003-2009)

Awards & Prizes

  • First prize in the Architecture Category in the 2008 – 2009 KLM / Holland Herald (KLM Inflight Magazine) photo competition 
  • Fotogram Award Nomination, The Netherlands, 2003