Stephan Vanfleteren studied at the Hogeschool Sint-Lukas Brussel. As a freelance photographer his clients include the weekend supplement of the newspaper De Morgen and he is known for his sober, highly recognisable portraits of celebrities in black and white. However, the work of this artist is not limited to portraits alone.
His documentary photographs capture moments of social life which speak volumes. Each photo is an entire story in itself. The work of Stephan Vanfleteren has been exhibited frequently in Belgium and abroad. He has also received diverse national and international prizes.