about us

Olaf de Swaaf

Olaf de Swaaf

After being born in Brasschaat, Belgium, he grew up in Holland and later in Vienna, where he visited the American International School.


Olaf studied at the University of Heidelberg, the Lazi Akademie in Esslingen, Germany, and the Fotoacademie Amsterdam. Between 2000 and 2004 he works as a photo-assistant in Hamburg and moves to Barcelona in 2004, starting off as a free-lance photographer. Two years later he lands on Mallorca where he meets Felipe Calafat.


After successfully completing various production projects, the two of them decide to establish CUT and launch their business in 2012.


Olaf currently lives with his six year old son in a beautiful village near Palma de Mallorca.

Felipe Calafat

Felipe Calafat

felipe calafat was born in hamburg, germany (1977) grows up in germany and spain

studies at the university of hamburg and media business school of hamburg works as a photo-assistant in spain, germany and usa for several prestigious photographers

moves to barcelona to start his carreer as a photographer lives in between mallorca, spain, hamburg, germany and miami, usa

CUT photography with "on location" support is committed to organizing anything you need for a successful and cost friendly shoot! close up team is a full service production company!

services include: crew, locations, permits, equipment, vehicles, props, catering, customs, hotel specials, castings

fluent in: english, german, spanish, catalan and dutch!