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When the Tour de France tumbles down my street...

July 20, 2018 - Going through the Alps is a ritual for the Tour de France – but having it run literally around the corner from where I l...
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France, winner of the 2018 World Cup, seen from Grenoble

July 15, 2018 - Not being a fan of spectator sports in general, and of soccer in particular (can I admit that the only World Cup game I...
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Postcards from... Cuba – 5 – Santiago de Cuba, the rebel of the South East

March 09, 2018 - Santiago has to be deserved – it's very far in the South East of Cuba, and only highly motivated tourists make it all th...
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Postcards from... Cuba – 4 – Back to the 19th century & amazing nature – Trinidad & area

March 07, 2018 - If Havana - and the rest of Cuba - often feel like a 1950s time capsule, in Trinidad time seems to have stopped a centur...
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Postcards from... Cuba – 2 – Back to the 1950s in present day Havana

March 03, 2018 - As you read this article, I suggest you cue Camila Cabello's Havana song as a suitably atmospheric background soundtrack...
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Postcards from... Cuba – 1 – First impressions

February 28, 2018 - Discovering Cuba is an amazing experience and a feast for the eyes. What struck me first is the colors. Bright, vivid,...
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Poscards from... New Orleans, New Year 1988

January 02, 2018 - New Orleans was the last stop on my Greyhound bus American Christmas road trip, in 1988. (The previous stop was Florida,...
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“I wish you endless dreams and the furious desire to make a few come true” – Jacques Brel, 1968

December 31, 2017 - For once, no picture in this first article of 2018. I would like to share with you New Year wishes offered 50 years ago...
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Postcards from... Miami & Florida, Christmas 1987

December 24, 2017 - When the Chrismas break arrived during my year of studies in Philadelphia, I was ready for more adventure, and for some...
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“Forget About the Rest”, my first street portrait – Philadelphia, 1987 – mon premier portrait de rue

November 11, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] This is my very first street portrait, taken as I was exploring the impoverished West Philadelphi...
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Chance encounter in London – Halloween street portrait • Rencontre improbable à Londres

November 01, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] Being in a cosmopolitan city like London around Halloween is fun, and street portrait opportuniti...
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Postcards from... Highgate cemetery, London

October 30, 2017 - Highgate cemetery in London is one of the most hauntingly beautiful, magical places I have visited in the world. Blen...
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Postcards from... Knole Park (UK) and its deers

October 29, 2017 - Beyond being a superb natural park, Knole (Sevenoaks, Kent, UK) is home to a 350-strong deer herd, who roam freely in th...
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Taming the Power • Maitriser le pouvoir – coming of age portrait / sur le passage à l’age adulte...

October 22, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] I am happy I was finally able to make this “coming of age” portrait happen. It had been on my pr...
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Postcards from... New York City, 1987

October 16, 2017 - 30 years already since I arrived in the US for a year-long exchange program! 1987 was also the year photography became...
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Running with Giants • Courir parmi les géants – New York, 1987 – street portrait / portrait de rue

October 15, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] This is one of my very first street portraits, on my first visit to New York City, in October 198...
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The Master – “radiating” conceptual portrait • Portrait conceptuel “radiant”...

September 17, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] Ever since I got this glass chess set, quite a few years ago, I have intended to use it for an or...
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Reconnecting • Se reconnecter – environmental portrait / portrait in-situ

September 10, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] Reconnecting... with nature, with what’s most important for us, with our soul maybe, is so vital...
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Postcards from... the French Alps - Lac du Sautet area

August 18, 2017 - The Lac du Sautet area in the French Alps combines a beautiful lake, relatively gentle hills as a short prelude to much...
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Postcards from... Tempo Latino, great Latin music festival in Vic Fezensac, France

July 31, 2017 - Tempo Latino is arguably the best Latin music festival in Europe, taking place every year around the last weekend of Jul...
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Carcassonne, la Cité (France) – impromptu shot of the medieval city • Instantanné sur mon chemin…

July 26, 2017 - On my way to the Tempo Latino festival (see my article), I briefly stopped to admire the beautiful Carcassonne walled ci...
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Eva in London • Eva à Londres - Trafalgar Square

July 25, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] Eva is spending 6 months in London... I jumped on the opportunity to create an environmental port...
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Postcards from... an amazing flight over some of the US’ most striking scenery (Utah & Colorado)

June 05, 2017 - Every time I’m on a plane, I try to remember how magical it is for us, humans, to be so high up in thin air. In this par...
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Poscards from... Joshua Tree National Park, California (+ Palm Springs "bonus")

June 04, 2017 - In the margins of an offsite team meeting, I had the opportunity to spend a couple hours in the Joshua Tree National Par...
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Postcards from… a quick stroll in Paris

May 26, 2017 - Probably because I was born there, I find Paris one of the most challenging places in the world to make pictures. Until...
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“Small Gods” – joys and vicissitudes of stage photography…

May 25, 2017 - As my daughter Eva is playing in “ Les Petits Dieux ”, adapted from Terry Prachett’s Small Gods (in the Comedia Dell Ess...
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On The Clock: 5 seconds for a portrait • 5 secondes chrono pour un portrait – Paris, Musée d’Orsay

May 22, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] A window of opportunity - small in time, large in size and potential. I enjoyed seizing it for an...
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Postcards from... Vienna (Austria)

April 29, 2017 - Spending a couple days in Vienna for work this week, I managed to take a bit of time to walk around and discover… Cliqu...
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Rejuvenating in Paris • Se ressourcer aux Batignolles – street portrait / portrait de rue

April 09, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] A quick hop in Paris gave me a chance to go back to the place where I learnt to walk, and where m...
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Carry on • Faire face – street portrait / portrait de rue

April 08, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] The strength and determination I see in this person remind me of my mother, who passed away close...
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Postcards from... Venice festival

February 15, 2017 - It’s my third visit to Venice (this time just for a weekend, at the opening of the carnival) and I always find it fascin...
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Rialto Committed • Casée à Venise – street portrait / portrait de rue

February 14, 2017 - [Français ci-dessous] A weekend in Venice gave me the opportunity to create one of my favorite street portraits so far:...
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