Commissioned by
Elle Magazine

Client: Elle Magazine
Model: Vivian Hoorn
Light: Julien Charpentier
light Assistant: Axel Guigon
Set Design: Justine Verplancke
Florist: Thierry Boutemy
Photo Production: Antonella Masiello
Art Direction: Iris Rombouts for Elle Magazine
Styling: Marie Guérin for Elle Magazine
Make-up: Sharon de Winter for Dior Beauty
Hair: Julie Lopez for Dessange
Year: 2022
Location: Musée Van Buuren

These images have been produced for Elle Magazine. The aim of this series was to show self-love and acceptance of our body. They have been published in November 2022.


Michael Ferire is a Belgian photographer based in Brussels. Over the past 15 years he has been collaborating with international brands in the fields of music, art and craftsmanship. He mainly works behind the scenes for discerning and passionate clients and brands, using a versatile approach that combines reportage and staged photography. Michael also shares and teaches his methods in conferences and workshops across Europe, empowering photographers to elevate their businesses to the next level and reinforce their creative vision.


Michael’s visuals convey a strong sense of place, with meticulous attention to precision and detail. Focusing primarily on portrait photography, Michael’s work encompasses a blend of both commercial and editorial projects, delivering bold and intricate visual narratives.

Selected clients

Dior, Alexandre Benjamin Navet, Warner Music, Krug Champagne, Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Thierry Boutemy, Thomas Roussel, Mini, Guendalina Litta, Atelier Lum, TBWA, Rusak Designworks, TBX Agency.

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