1973. Gamma is in full swing. We are living an incredible adventure, with our new way of reporting our publications are everywhere and we regularly have all the covers of the major international news magazines. Hubert’s idea of sharing costs and revenues equally between photographers and the agency, offers us photographers great freedom of action and great economic comfort. In addition, Hubert is an extraordinary manager with integrity. This is the first time that I have received a check every month, with a statement that tells me the name of the newspaper and for how much and in which country my story was sold. It’s a huge relief I can finally make a living from my job without having to knock on an accountant’s door and beg him for an advance to pay our rent. This is the end of the shady envelopes that no one knew what this money was for. No one had done that before Hubert. We have become a real business. In addition, the market is favorable to us; we obtain enormous sums in Paris, which...
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