Jean Jacques Naudet / Editorial director
Jean-Jacques is the former editor-in-chief of the French PHOTO magazine for 18 years and the editor-at-large of AMERICAN PHOTO in the United States for 17 years.The Eye of Photography is the brainchild of Jean-Jacques Naudet.
Gilles Decamps / Editor
He was one of the star photographers of Paris Match then he moved to the United States. He lives in New York today, where he continues to develop his research on composition and framing in his personal images. He was one of the first collaborators of this adventure which is called The Eye of Photography.
Astrid Lepoultier / Agenda Content Manager
After studying Hospitality Management in Switzerland, she moved to Paris where she obtained a Master’s degree in commercialization and diffusion of works of art. She works as an arts consultant and participates in the organization of cultural events, including Les Rencontres de Bamako in 2017. Since joining L’Oeil de la Photographie in 2018, she feeds the Agenda with international photographic news.
Anna Reverdy / Business Manager – The Agenda
Graduated from ESLSCA Business School Paris with a Master in Marketing and Dissemination of Works of Art, she has worked since 2016 as an artist agent and consultant in art market. She joined The Eye of Photography as its Business Manager – The Agenda in 2018.
Jean-Baptiste Gauvin / Editor
Jean-Baptiste Gauvin is a journalist and author. He worked at the cultural service of Radio Classique, for the program “Invitation to Travel” broadcast on Arte. He is co-author of the book “Au bord” with photographer Benjamin Hoffman and the book “Jackpot!” with the painter Félix Deschamps-Makeïeff. In 2016, he received the second prize in the “Soundtracks” category of the APAJ contest organized by Libération and France Culture.
Laurent Nicolas (Hypsoma SAS) / CTO and Head of Digital Marketing
Engineer graduated from ENSCP ParisTech, Laurent began his career as a project manager in a large pharmaceutical group. Passionate about computers and design, he decided to create his own company, “Hypsoma”, specialized in IT development and digital communication in 2010. Hypsoma now supports startups and SMEs in their IT projects and digital communication. He joined L’Oeil de la Photographie’s team in January 2018.
Contributors: Elizabeth Avedon, Christian Caujolle, Andy Romanoff, Alison Stieven Taylor, Luc Debraine, Jean Loh, Anna Winand, Elsa Leydier, Irène Attinger, Andrea Blanch, Paola Sammartano, Anna Akage, Carole Nagar, Cylou De Bruyn.
Editorial secretary (English): Sylvie Rebbot
Sylvie started everything backward, travelling around the world before entering the working world always in photography: Sygma New York first, then Woodfin Camp in New York. Returned to Paris to direct The Magnum archives and then the photo department of Geo Magazine in France. She works in Paris as a freelance journalist specializing in cultural subjects and society for the press magazine and web.
Nadine Dinter / Author of the monthly interview series “What´s New”
As one of the leading Germany-based public relations specialists for photography, Nadine Dinter is not only our direct link to the German world of photography, but also the author of the monthly column “What´s New?”, featuring interviews with established and emerging photographers from around the globe. Since September 2019, she has chatted with international stars like Rankin and Roger Ballen, chosen her favorites among the Berlin-based photography scene, spoken to Chloé Jafé about her Yakuza series, and traveled back in time with Mary Russell, a close friend of Yves Saint Laurent and Gunter Sachs.
Thierry Maindrault / Chronicler
Creator by photographs, curator of international exhibitions of contemporary creations and he is also scenographer. He works around creativity. Thierry writes a monthly chronicle for the readers of the Eye of Photography.
Carole Schmitz / Chronicler
Freelance journalist for a few years now, she has collaborated on many French and foreign magazines including Paris-Match, Gala, VSD, Elle Déco, Vogue Brazil, AD Russia, El Mondo to name a few. Curious about everything, new human adventures fascinate her. This is why over the years, she has enthusiastically accepted to take up certain challenges, such as taking on the post of “people” editor-in-chief of the Gamma agency, or different positions (reporter, director, editor-in-chief) within television shows.
Passionate about image and image creators, she had the idea of revisiting Proust’s famous Questionnaire for The Eye of Photography from a more photographic perspective.