brussels Jul 2014



Initials LA is a photo management and production agency based in Antwerp. The agency was founded by Lies Muys and An Pauwels to support photographers with their artistic and commercial careers.

Besides organising photo productions for editorials, advertising and fashion clients, Initials LA also manages film productions for commercials and music videos. The company's services include management, worldwide production in stills and moving images, casting, set co-ordination, location scouting, budgeting, art buying and talent hunting.

Clients include Interview Magazine, Essentiel, Kipling, The New York Times, Casalis, Samsonite, Ray-Ban, Wallpaper, Jimmy Choo, Microsoft, Sony, Volkswagen, Mercedes, Elle Magazine, Acheo, Brax, Eastpak, Dior and many more.

Claudia Trucco Brussels photo agents

Considered Belgium's leading photographers' agency, Claudia Trucco represents a selection of professional photographers specialised in fashion and advertising.

The most recent advertising campaigns include the stunning underwater ads for Kusmi Tea shot by Peter De Mulder, Rouge Gorge lingerie shot by Maria Dawlat and Kurt Stallaert's second collaboration with Jay Z for Hublot watches.

The creative direction of the latest Mercedes-Benz GLA campaign was done by David Carette; photography by Serge Leblon.

Various of Claudia Trucco's photographers have been featured in the European fashion press such as Elle, Marie-Claire, Cosmopolitan, Marie-France and Belgian Weekend Knack.

The agency also provides full stress-free production support for its photographers and clients.

Laura Abigail Photographer and Retoucher Brussels retouching/ photo

Laura Abigail is a fashion, concert and stills photographer and retoucher working mainly in England and Belgium.

She started working as a retoucher for photographers from all over the world at age 14. At 17, Laura decided to start her own business, ‘Laura Abigail Photography’. As a photographer and retoucher, she is primarily self-taught. She loves fashion, and her background in film and television has helped her develop a great eye for detail, colour and composition.

Laura's clients include Reebok, Puma and Samsung.

Mr. Blonde (boutique retouching studio) Brussels creative post production

Mr. Blonde is a boutique retouching studio, a small one-man operation that offers its dedicated attention to only a handful of clients. Specialising in high-end retouching with a light hand, "Keepin' it real", all projects - be they advertising, editorial, fashion, portraits or beauty, get the same high-level attention to detail, tone and texture.

Mr. Blonde deals with all clients personally and treats each image as if it were his own and always tries to get inside the creative mind of the photographers to fully understand their wants and needs.

GDZ PRODUCTION Brussels photo production

GDZ Production is a full service global production company that organises photo shoots and coordination for ad campaigns, catalogues and editorials. The company offers overall production management both on and off location.

Services include:

  •     Location scouting and permits
  •     Casting
  •     Technical team
  •     Accommodation and transportation
  •     Equipment rental, including full digital services
  •     Postproduction

For the past 20 years GDZ Production has established and maintained itself a a market leader trusted by international and prestigious clients such as Vogue, Rolex, Jeep, Women'secret, Bergdorf Goodman, Renault, Peugeot, Bnp Paribas, Amnesty, Delvaux, Marie Jo, Cyrillus, Asics and many more.

Thomas Vanhaute Brussels advertising photographers

Thomas Vanhaute is an Antwerp-based freelance photographer specialising in portrait and commercial photography. His photographic style is primarily defined by his profound understanding of refined lighting - be it through available daylight or a barrage of studio strobes. Together with the versatily he is known for - with assignments ranging from studio fashion shoots to capturing industrial structures all over the globe - these qualities make for a perfect match in today's demanding imaging business.

Thomas shoots advertising and corporate assignments for major advertising agencies such as VVL/BBDO, Famous, DuvalGuillaume, JWT, Ogilvy Brussels, LDV United, CHOCO, Y&R, and others. Clients include Belgacom, Q8, Jupiler, Voo, InBev, Chrysler, The Flemish Government, Puratos, NUON, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and more.

Thomas' editorial work has appeared in various magazines and newspapers such as Feeling, ELLE, Vitaya, Flair, Libelle, Sabato, De Morgen Magazine, De Standaard, De Volkskrant (NL), Le Temps (CH), and Ryuko Tsushin (JP).

Thomas is represented by whokilledjoe.be.

Tom Swalens Brussels Food & Drink, Still Life and Interiors photographers

Tom discovered photography with his father. The magic moments when he observed his father in the darkroom fixing images on paper were when his passion for photography was born.

While following photography courses at the NARAFI Institute in Brussels, he worked as a student in restaurant kitchens. This is how he discovered his second passion and would shape his future profession: photography and gastronomy.

For more than 15 years, Tom collaborates with advertising agencies, women’s and lifestyle magazines and publishing companies. He worked with great chefs, photographed for numerous award-winning cookbooks and worked for the three major Belgian retail companies.

Tom’s specialty is to bring food to life so each photo exhales the aromas and makes your mouth water.

Tim Van de Velde Brussels architecture photographers

Tim Van de Velde is a Brussels-based freelance architectural and interior photographer. For more than a decade he has been translating his passion for architecture into highly stylised images that combine the creative and technically high standards he sets for himself.

Translating space, light, colour and mood into an aesthetic document and paying close attention to composition are guidelines that run throughout his work. Over the years, Tim has worked an assignments for architects and designers, commercial shoots and editorial assignments in Belgium and abroad. This has resulted in a highly diverse portfolio, containing not just architectural but also portraiture, landscape and documentary photography.

Magazine clients include Elle Decoration UK, Dwell, Frame, Taschen, Wallpaper City Guides, AMC, Abitare, The Architectural Record, Case da Abitare, Icon, Ideales Heim, AIT, Interni, Mark, Le Vif/Knack Weekend and Sabato and more.

Sander de Wilde Brussels Portrait & Documentary Photographers

Sander de Wilde is a versatile Dutch people photographer. His portraits transfer the unique characteristics of each personality.

Trained as an advertising photographer, he found his way into photo journalism when he moved to Brussels. His photographic skills are used by photo editors, agencies and companies alike, and he has been published in international media including Le Monde Magazine, The Guardian, The Times and many more.

Sander's people skills and his bold documentary-style images attract a variety of clients. He feels at ease shooting scenes and people, both on location and in the studio. As well as commissioned work Sander develops personal visual series for editorial purposes.

Babylonia - Creative Affairs Bureau Brussels Corporate & Industrial Photographers and film production

Babylonia represents the best Brussels-based creative professionals dedicated to corporate and institutional communication.

The most prestigious companies and communication agencies call upon Babylonia to provide photography, video production, 3D animation, graphic design, scenography, copywriting, translations, sound design and illustration.

Babylonia’s recipe for success is in its approach: solutions "à la carte", which means that whatever clients' specific objectives may be, Babylonia will build a tailor-made team to respond explicitly to their needs.

Babylonia’s strength is in its team: a creative task force of highly qualified, professionally dedicated and experienced individuals with creative flair.

Ahmed Bahhodh Brussels Food & Drink and Kids photographers

Ahmed Bahhodh is a Belgian photographer living and working in Brussels. His main focus is on photo manipulation, photo illustration and photography.

Ahmed Bahhodh mostly specialises is food and drink and children photography, but also does portraits, still life, interiors and exteriors photography.

Danica O. Kus Brussels architecture photographers

Danica O. Kus is a fine art and architectural photographer interested in investigating the unique identity of space in order to reveal its character. Working as an architectural photographer for several years, she has developed the ability to present not only buildings as an architectural object but also the atmosphere of inner and outer space.

In 2008, Danica was honoured with first prize in the Vitra Belgium photo competition for 'How to see George Nelson'. Her work has been published in books and magazines including Cahiers D’Art, The Architectural Review, DAMn Magazine, A+Magazine, Arquitecura Y Diseno, Elle Wonen, Gael Maison, Modern Luxury Dallas and Log NY.

Her fine art photography has been exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions, while some of her images form part of the permanent collections at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, and The Rodin Museum, as well as private collections.

Arnold Henri Brussels advertising photographers

Arnold Henri Photographers is specialised in the full production of fashion catalogues. Besides shooting in its well-equipped Belgium-based studio, the team also realises numerous fashion productions on location in Belgium and abroad.

Being passionate about photography and inspired by female beauty and fashion, the company is expert at capturing refined emotions in its photographs. Clients range from fashion designers to manufacturers of prêt-à-porter, lingerie, beachwear, bridal gowns, jewellery and accessories.

Next to the ‘commercial work’, Arnold Henri Photographers is very skilled in fine art and nude photography.

"Small enough to listen to you, big enough to perform."

Flag Models Brussels models/ fashion

Flag Models Agency’s mission is aimed at growth. Growth in models’ careers, as well as growth in clients’ satisfaction and trust. Founded in 2005, the Brussels-based agency is a young and flourishing company that places care for its customers and models as a top priority.

A team of experienced bookers/agents make it their mission to serve clients’ needs and help models reach their career goals, while developing their talents to the fullest potential. The team's thoughtful and efficient communication strategies have delivered great success for all parties.