Monaco Yacht Show 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
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 once where stood the Castle…
Reaching for the Absolute at the Cannes Yachting Festival
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” boats…
Underwater Lifestyle Photoshoot
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 the…
Lyon for Croque Monde
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…
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 veg can now be found…
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
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 a photographer…
Monaco like a local
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.
It was really…
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
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 kitted…
Rebuilding San Salvadore
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 not…
Sunsets in Yacht Photography
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 all…
Human Yacht Furniture
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 decided it would be…
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…