Jorn was born in Belgium and, after earning a degree in computer science, moved to the United States in 2003, where he spent the next 15 years working as a computer engineer. During that time, he discovered his love of photography. Jorn became a certified professional photographer through the New York Institute of Photography in 2013, then took his first steps into professional photography as a wedding and portrait photographer. He soon realized his true passion for wildlife photography, and, in 2018, he was finally able to transition his career to full-time wildlife photography. Now, Jorn spends his time living on the road, traveling to wildlife destinations and writing about all things wildlife related, with an emphasis on conservation and sustainable wildlife tourism. Jorn loves animals and, most of all, keeping wildlife wild. After all, what good is a pretty picture if you're not helping the animal and its environment?
Jorn's photography and articles have been published in online and offline publications, including BBC Wildlife, CNN, The Times, ABC and others. He also writes and takes photos for PetaPixel and Destination:Wildlife. Jorn has written several books on photography and his travels, and he's been fortunate to have won several wildlife photography awards.