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 living in Brussels. Over the past 15 years he has been collaborating with international brands in the fields of music, art and craftsmanship. Focusing primarily on portrait photography, Michael’s work encompasses a blend of both commercial and editorial projects. His portfolio reflects his versatility and ability to convey bold and complex visual narratives.

selected clients

Hermès Paris, Alexandre Benjamin Navet, Warner Music, Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Thierry Boutemy, Maison Maxime Simoëns, Mini, Guendalina Litta, TBWA, Rusak Designworks, Profirst International, TBX Agency.

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