Born in Knokke, Belgium
on the 22th may of 1952.
He is a real self - made man.
Learned to see the beauty of art thanks to his father, Emile Raes, who was
an artist painter and sculptor.
From him, Fabien discovered the joy of seeing the world through a camera.
Fabien himself started photography in 1975. He followed workshops in Amsterdam,
London and Arles.
He made documentaires about South - Africa, Egypt, New - York, South - America, Venice, Miami,
Prague, Cuba, Beijing...
Fabien Raes followed the filmfestival
of Cannes for 6 years.
He is also editor of knokkestyle magazine.