My parents gave me my first camera for my fourteenth birthday, and that’s when I started to take my first pictures. After graduating from the Friborg school in 1955, it was traveling that gave me a taste for reporting. The Camargue first. In 1960, a reportage captioned with texts by Jean Giono was an immediate success. In 1962, I moved to Provence, but I continued to travel the world: South America (for a humanitarian reportage), the United States (where I stayed six months), Central America, Japan, Portugal, Egypt, Tunisia, Hungary, Peru, Italy, Spain. I joined the Rapho agency in 1965...
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