"One day I will make the most perfect portrait. One that captures emotion to the fullest. That is the reason I raise the bar in my photography every day"
Brendan de Clercq is an Irish/French photographer and mixed media artist. He was born in 1964 in Dublin, Ireland and received a BA degree in photographic design at the vocational education of photography in Amsterdam. His French father was an acclaimed photographer and documentary filmmaker and he has passed on his strong visual orientation genetically. Brendan’s work is characterised by powerful imagery with a clear emotional expression. His aim is that his audience is emotionally touched by his images and understand the multiple layers within. His portfolio is a direct reflection of himself; his earlier work was dark and full of contrast as currently it’s more vibrant and capturing light. Brendan is notorious for transferring his knowledge and photography capabilities via masterclasses and workshops, motivating aspirational photographers internationally.