Born in Beirut, Tony El Hage is primarily a press photographer. For Photomed, he went through his archives from the 1980s, back when he was starting out in France. “I remember almost every photo. Sometimes it’s very moving, like a box filled with surprises,” he says. At the time, everything was possible for a young man entering the photo world.”You could just bluff your way into a job back then. If you tried that today, they’d arrest you.” Hage bluffed his way into meeting stars like Catherine Deneuve, Yves Saint Laurent and Clint Eastwood.
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