Mauro Colagreco at Maybourne Riviera
29 Nov 2021
The Maybourne Riviera Hotel
Last month I was commissioned by the English magazine Telegraph to photograph famous chef Mauro Colagreco in the amazing Ceto restaurant at the newly opened luxury hotel in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, the Maybourne Riviera.
Upon arriving I instantly got the WOW effect! It took 6 years to open…
Lovely People in the South of France for German Travel Magazine
14 Oct 2021
Photographing a variety of people in the South of France for ADAC travel magazine
This has been one of my favorite shoots. It took me close and far from home. I took portraits in Monaco, Nice and Cannes: my usual stomping grounds but also in Arles, the Provence country side,…
Like the Prince of Monaco
02 Dec 2019
Diamond Suites at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco
I have been working in Monaco a lot since I started being a photographer in the Alpes-Maritimes. It is one of the busiest places in the region and magazines love stories on the Principality. When I got an email from the…
01 Nov 2019
A Monster of a Yacht
It is not every day I get to have the privilege to shoot a very famous 126 m megayacht. Owned by a former tech billionaire, this yacht had been all over the world. It was used for quite a few deep sea scientific explorations with…
Getting lost in nature in style
20 Nov 2018
Les Cabanes des Grands Cépages
This summer I was very excited to get a editorial job for the beautiful in flight magazine of Qatar Airlines, Oryx. The Photo assignment was near Avignon. A short drive from Nice took me to the quaint and picturesque village of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. I knew I…
Monaco Yacht Show 2018
08 Nov 2018
A busy Monaco Yacht Show!
The 2018 edition of the Monaco Yacht Show was a very busy few days for this photographer! I was commissioned by one of the biggest yacht brokers to take pictures of their presence in the show, their stand and a few portraits, had 2 shoots…
Nice: Le Château
06 Nov 2018
Parc du Château
The “Parc du Château” is a 93m high hill covered with beautiful pine trees overlooking the bay of Angels (Baie des Anges) and it is my favorite place to take pictures in Nice. Nestled between the Port of Nice and the Old Town, this beautiful parc was…
Reaching for the Absolute at the Cannes Yachting Festival
30 Oct 2018
The Cannes Yachting Festival is the first boat show of the season. It is getting quite big and is the perfect place for exhibitors with boats under 65m. Held 3 weeks before the Monaco Yacht Show it serves another purpose and attracts buyers from all over Europe for the “smaller”…
Underwater Lifestyle Photoshoot
10 Aug 2018
Yacht brokers and professionals of the yachting industry often find that adding some underwater or split photography to a lifestyle shoot is a great way to show off the toys on a boat. Showing off a seabob underwater with a jetski at the surface is an amazing way to catch…
Lyon for Croque Monde
19 Jul 2018
Les Editions Intrépides and the Croque Monde travel guides
I have been working for a new publishing house since they launched their first book in 2015. I have had the pleasure to take all the pictures for their travel guides called Croque Monde. These guides take their readers to all…
10 Jun 2018
Les Gueules Cassées
Les Gueules Cassées is an organisation aiming to reduce food waste. 40 % of the food produced worldwide is not consumed although it is edible. Consumers can now buy peoducts « unfit » for sale through this organisation and its logo. The « ugly » fruit and…
08 Jun 2018
Photo Shoot at the Pool
Last winter I was commissioned by a client to take underwater pictures of a swimmer in action in the pool! This magazine needed pictures to illustrate an article on having an active healthy lifestyle.
I found a seasonal swimmer as my underwater model and a…
Helicopter vs Drone
30 May 2018
Helicopter Shoot vs Shoot with a Drone
I am often asked by clients wether it is better to use a drone or to shoot from a helicopter for aerial shots of yachts and sail boats. My answer is always the helicopter. Drones are great for accessibility and handiness but having…
Monaco like a local
22 May 2018
A few months ago I was commissioned by L’Express Styles to photograph Monaco for an article on the true Monaco of the locals. Straying away from the place’s luxury and Bling, I set out to photograph scenes of every day life, local eateries and places of enjoyment.
15 May 2018
This winter I was commissioned to photograph the Monte-Carlo Rampoldi restaurant. Established in Monaco for 70 years, Rampoldi has a typical Monegasque lifestyle atmosphere. It has recently been refurbished and a private club and a cigar lounge are now part of this high end restaurants features.
Celebraties such as…
Bahamas Underwater Photography
20 Mar 2018
Underwater Photo Assignment!
Under the Sea! This is where I’d rather be!
I love all aspects of photography but the underwater world is my favorite subject! You can than imagine how happy I was to get a commission to photograph a set of pictures underwater in the Bahamas! So I…
Rebuilding San Salvadore
20 Mar 2018
San Salvador is a small island in the Bahamas of only 1300 inhabitants. Also known as Columbus Island as it was the first land Christopher Columbus saw after a 9 week crossing of the Atlantic in 1492.
In October 2015 this beautiful tropical paradise was hit…
Sunsets in Yacht Photography
20 Mar 2018
Sunsets on yachts
Being trusted to photograph a yacht is amazing! It takes a lot of hard work to capture the essence of a boat, to show how every detail is a work of art.
All the different lights of the day are important to show different moods and highlight…
Human Yacht Furniture
20 Mar 2018
An interesting idea to add life to a boat
After shooting interiors, exteriors, and aerials of a stunning classical 70 m yacht it was time to get creative and add a bit of life without taking the focus off the actual features of the yacht.
The artistic director and I…
24 Aug 2016
I am an editorial, commercial and yacht photographer based in the sunny French Riviera. I love my job and love capturing all sorts of beautiful images but my passion is the sea. I am happiest in the water!
Although inserting my Canon 100D in its underwater case is always…