“I am fascinated by people and especially by their strength to cope with difficult situations.  In my work, I like to highlight the power that humans can show in order to survive, and their creativity when options are limited. Due to this vision, my approach is often a positive one, even in the most extreme situations.”

Isabel Corthier (°1977, Belgium) is a freelance documentary photographer who works internationally for humanitarian organizations such as Médecins sans Frontières, Caritas, Trias and more.

Over the years she specialized in photos for fundraising campaigns and communications. She also offers video recordings.

Isabel’s work has been exhibited all over the world and some of her pictures have won awards (PX3, ND awards).

Her work was published in National Geographic NL, BBC, El Pais, De Volkskrant, De Standaard newspaper...

Since 2015 she is an official Fujifilm X-Ambassador. Her current camera’s are the Fujifilm X-H1 and the X-100F.

Lenses: XF35mm1.4, XF56mm1.2, XF18mm2.0, XF14mm2.8, XF16-35mm2.8 and XF 50-140 f2.8.

For video recordings she uses the Fujifilm X-H1 (with In Body Image Stabilization) in combination with the DJI Ronin gimbal and the Rode microphone.

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Isabel is currently in quarantine in the Philippines +63 9517657189.


Upcoming trips: Kenya - Vietnam.


Self portrait quarantine 2020

whatsapp: +27 764112438

currently in the Philippines

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