Commissioned by
Warner Classics

Client: Warner Classics
Light: Axel Guigon
Light Assistant: Julien Brable
Photo Production: Antonella Masiello
Lab: Handprinted at Emulsion Lab Paris
Set Design: Justine Verplancke
Stylist: Capucine Colboc
Hair And Make Up: Sarah Degraef
Year: 2022
Location: Meise, Belgium

These images have been made for the artist Riopy to accompany the release of the album « Thrive » (2023). The aim of the series was to create portraits with a natural and organic environment around the artist.


Michael Ferire is a Belgian Photographer based in Brussels and working worldwide. Over the past 15 years he has been collaborating with international brands in the fields of crafstmanship, luxury and fashion. He has been the in-house photographer for many high-end clients such as Stromae, Hermès and Krug champagne.

selected clients

Stromae, Mosaert, Hermès Paris, Alexandre Benjamin Navet, Krug champagne, Warner Music, Elle Magazine, Thierry Boutemy, Maison Maxime Simoëns, Mini, Guendalina Litta, TBWA, Rusak Designworks, Profirst, Latoolbox

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