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Portraits of Opticians à la Française

I was commissioned by an opticians recently in Nice who wanted a photographer to shoot some portraits for their advertising. A creative brief to combine quirky humour with élégance in black and white made for a particularly French feel to this photography assignment.. Continue reading…

Travelling Light, Sleeping Rough

Just minutes along the coast from Nice and Monaco, Tunisian migrants continue to sleep rough in the border town of Ventimiglia, Italy. Initially unhappy to see yet another photographer in town, a number agreed recently for me to take their portraits – and to photograph the belongings they have brought with them for their migration to France. Continue reading…

Portrait of Driss, economic migrant

I Love…

“I love…” How would you complete that sentence? French policemen and women, firemen, soldiers and even one of Monaco’s Royal Guards scratched their heads for ideas before sitting for this series of portraits. Continue reading…

Jean-Michel, policeman, poses in front of the French flag with a sign saying 'J'aime le rouge'