Baetens was born in Leuven, Belgium. He underwent a classic education even
studying law but the draw of a creative lifestyle was overpowering and he
ending up in photography. He's achieved a stellar level of success in both
his commercial and personal undertakings. He has done major projects for
numerous clients, interviewed such legendary photographers as David
Hamilton, Richard Avedon, Peter Lindbergh, and Joel Peter Witkin for
various European magazines, and he has participated in an impressive
number of exhibitions throughout Europe.
His books The
Fragile Touch, published in 2000, and The Art of Nude
Photography, published in 2003, and Heavely Girls in 2004 have helped
secure his position as one of today's most exciting and talented art photographers.
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