He also photographed numerous celebrities at the Cannes and Brussels film festivals for six years, and worked for ten years as a fashion photographer for various fashion magazines, such as Knack-Weekend, Marie-Claire, Elle and Flair. He also films and photographs underwater births for Aquanatal in Ostend. After his successful photo book on Cuba, a second edition is now appearing, this time on Beijing. Fabien Raes succeeds in miraculously showing us the people and the life in this metropolis in all its aspects.
The Lunda are a dignified people. Powerful, brave, proud and loyal to the traditions of their ancestors. The Lunda were one of the most respected and successful civilisations in central Africa from the 18th to the mid-19th century, but even in the 21st century their culture and traditions remain vital and relevant.