Petra Van Raaij*

17.05.2012 in23:33 in Fashion, glamour -->


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Petra van Raaij is a Hamburg based fashion photographer, originally from the Netherlands. She first discovered her passion for photography while studying fashion design, at the School of Arts in Maastricht. After that, Petra enrolled as a successful free-lance make-up artist, working all over the world.

It was Petra’s visit to Cape Town, in the spring of 1995, that would inspire her to turn to photography. Her images show a great sensitivity and have a feminine, sensual feel. Petra now shoots internationally and specializes in beauty and lingerie. Preferring to shoot on location with natural light, she lives 4 month’s a year in Cape Town.