About me

Jef Boes

Award Winning Photographer represented by Initials LA 

 

Jef Photographs and directs commercials, music videos, documentaries & short films.
Combining a Photography and Art Directing background, he created some genuine realistic and aesthetic work.
He has a strong eye for detail, commitment to tell stories and eager to create images. In 2018 he directed the documentary ‘The Good President’ which got selected in Ohio at the Short & Sweet filmfest.
Jef shot campaigns for clients including McDonalds, Burger King, Audi, Belgian Defense, VDK Bank, Light For the World, Telenet, Canvas, ING, Philips Hue, KBC, Specsavers, VTM , Douwe Egberts, … .

GRAND PRIX WINNER of the 2021 CREATIVE BELGIUM AWARDS
Gold, Silver and Bronze in Print, Outdoor, Art Direction & Photography for McDonalds and Telenet.

Got nomintaed for Nikon Press Awards in 2011 & WINNER of the Nikon Press Awards category SPORTS  in 2020,
Nominated at British Broadcast Awards in London,
was the WINNER of the BELGIUM Belfius PRESS AWARD,
had the Official Selection at SHORT & SWEET FilmFest Ohio and
won another few silver and Bronze hats and some nominations at the CREATIVE BELGIUM awards.

Published works for The Guardian, De Tijd, De standaard, De Morgen, Knack, Knack Weekend, Focus Knack, NRC, Vrij Nederland, De Volkskrant, …

His music video for ELIOT at the EUROVISION Songcontest has been viewed more than 3.0230.000 times.
Jef is not scared to work for Charity clients.
He recently, has done work for the FOUNDATION AGAINST CANCER, THINK PINK, 11.11.11., STOP IT NOW, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, ALS Foundation, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, FOODBANKS, WWF, …

Special thanks to

Lies Muys, Karel Degraeve, Alexia Mangelinckx, Wouter Haemers, Leen Van Baelen, Björn Soenens, Joeri Vlekken, Jan Vandevyver, Jan Opdekamp, MUA’s, Stylists, Art Buyers and all the people I’ve worked with the past few years..

And to Kaatje, Mauro & Mary-Lou offcourse!