Born on a sunny day in 1965 in Brussels, Belgium. Graduate in Photography. INRACI, Brussels, 1988. Free-lance photographer. Exhibitions (FotoMuseum Antwerpen, Museo de San Francisco - Granada - Nicaragua), and various publications. Teacher.
From "It is the shadow that welcomes the light", Heriberto Lopez, Colombian writer
"In photography, the obvious is the link between the substance of the models and the abstract of the shooting. One can say that subjectivity lies on the back of these two elements. De Coninck starts from that form of distance from the object in order to catch the pleats created by the shadow in the light that emanates from things and bodies.
He invites us to take a look at what is considered to be beautiful, like a transfer or a sign on the surface of real things"
"We are used to the filters operated by the language of the photographic art, we know the importance of contrast against the domination of brightness, we know what transfigures. Before taking a picture, De Coninck develops a concept about the imagination of the lanscape. He moulds his thoughts in order to turn over the model as to give, before shooting, its true quality of object as defined by light, he defines what is needed to be seen" …Read More