In the very first 2020 issue of the magazine FLOW there is an interview to me: I am extremely grateful having had the opportunity to tell about how I became farewell photographer and why I am so dedicated to it. To read the article click here
Autumn days. For some intense, shaking, storming, deeply and profoundly sorrowful. And then at last, this place, the rest place. The natural burial place Natuurbegraafplaats de Hoevens. Peace at last.
The phone rings, I see the name and I think it’s a work-related phone call. I had to take a deep breath when she told me her mum had died and she would like me to make a reportage so that her dad has a memory of that day. Together with the funeral Planner Els […]
During the spring holidays we visited my family in my hometown, Veroli, in the very heart of Italy. We were lucky with the weather, we had almost all the time sunny days. One day I drove all alone to the cemetery as I needed to pay a visit to my relatives and friends there, which […]
One of the peculiarities of being a farewell photographer is that most of the times I am called a couple of days before the funeral takes place. Last September I received a phone call on a Sunday evening with the request for a reportage for the coming Tuesday. I did not need to look in […]
As I am clicking on “share” to this post, the bells of the Cathedral in my hometown will start the funeral ringing tones and the folk on the square will wait the arrival of my relatives and my cousins carrying the coffin of my great-aunt.Zia Ines, the sister of my grandmother, died two days ago […]
The opportunity to make a farewell photo reportage is for me always a privilege. Within just a few days I am literally catapulted close to the intimate sphere of a family which I do not know at all, a family who is living one of the most difficult and sad moments in time. I am […]
Afgelopen 6 december heb ik een fotoreportage van een vader en opa mogen maken, een prachtige en ontroerende ceremonie en de laaste afscheid momenten bij de kerkhof, onder de regen. Vandaag heb ik dit bericht ontvangt: “Namens de familie wil ik jou heel hartelijk danken voor de prachtige fotoreportage! Jij hebt zeker de liefde voor […]