Filip Wouters is a contemporary photographer from Belgium. He approaches his characters in a very subtle way. Being specialized in and fascinated by Rock 'n Roll and, more specifically, the artists themselves, he created a unique collection starting from Miles Davis to the Red Hot Chili Peppers. And a few nice Willy DeVille pics! Filip shows the viewer the character and the music behind the artist in his own personal black and white technique.
Having worked for several music magazines in the Benelux, Filip was nominated for and was the winner of several awards and prices while he still exhibits regularly in international galleries. Nowadays Filip is chief photographer for the Belgian Music Magazine Stage in which he presents his work in all varieties of artist pictures, musical instruments like the Namm in Los Angeles & the Frankfurter Musikmesse in Germany.
The book Pop Portraits By Filip Wouters can still be ordered online for € 40 (shipment included) account number: BE 51 0682 2451 0062
On this website you can read an interview with Filip Wouters, Randkrant (Dutch) and watch a Vimeo interview with Filip produced by Videohouse (Dutch). Article at Digi Fotopro: Bescheiden rockfotografie van Filip Wouters.