I was ten when I first discovered photography and was
even then fascinated by the light that B & W prints suffused.
Armed with a Voigtländer and a handheld lightmeter, I made
my first steps on the long and winding road of B & W photography.
Ever since, I've kept a vision of photography filled with light
and I've been trying to express it in most of my compositions,
occasionally using colour to improve a setting.
After these inconclusive beginnings, I gave up any pretention
in the art of photography and did scientific studies.
I'm now a qualified physics and chemistry scientist
with a PhD. I strongly favour therefore, the experimental
approach to science.
Around the year 2000, I bought a scanner for negatives
followed by a printer, almost a compulsive buy.
By then I had understood that having perfectly mastered
the technical tools during my formative years had really
allowed me to become emancipated.
And so, I put all my energy into a dedicated photographic approach.
As for my private life, my fabulous wife, our three fabulous children
and I live and work between Provence and the Cévennes.
I can’t find enough words to thank my family for their
everyday support, especially the person who put the first
camera into my hands.