Gerrit de Ruijter (born 1954 in Nieuwer-Amstel, NE) is a photographer living and working in Amsterdam. He studied art (1978-1982) at the Department of Photography at The Royal Academy of Arts in Antwerp, Belgium. Since 1982 untill now, he has been focusing mostly on street and music photography (working for journals such as Oor, Vinyl, Wire, etc.). His works are in collections of the Bibliothèque Nationale de Paris (selected by Mr. Lemagny), Musée de Photography in Fribourg, FOMU in Antwerp, and in various private collections.
De Ruijter participated in several Plasy symposia as a guest and a photographic documentarist.