French photographer, Annecy-Geneva-Paris, working around the world, with 15 years of experience in action, advertising and event photography.
Everything started for him when he was very young, with an analogue compact camera. He took some shots and began taking his first steps in photography. He also touched on music, drawing and singing. And he enjoys sports such as skateboarding, skiing and snowboarding, but also martial arts and basketball.
During his studies, he continued to develop his artistic side by actively by evolving in the world of graffiti art. He develops a sense of observation and composition.
He finally has to put his passions aside to finish his studies and work. But, more attracted by working outdoors and the desire to live adventures, he sought another direction in his life.
On reflection, he escapes to the mountains where he is trained to take a ski instructor’s course. But above all, he is back to photography thanks to a reflex from the years 70′ and he becomes a passionate person and reveals himself in the image.
Self-taught, he makes photography his playground. At first, it is practiced in analogical photography when he travelled. Then, he was invited to Quebec, Canada by a photographer to perfect his photographic technique.
Back in France, he will work in artisan-photographer agencies (books, weddings, seminars, etc…) surfing between sea, cities and mountains. He seeks to combine two of his main passions, sliding and photography.
Seb will leave his suitcases by chance in the resort of La Clusaz and the Aravis Valley, which will become his base for a few years. He specializes in freeskiing and mountain bike photography.
In all these activities, he deepens the study of light, the art of portraiture, composition and staging. Enriched with experiences and encounters, then after several published photographs, he has been developing his activity as a self-employed photographer since 2005, both nationally and internationally.
He is constantly acquiring new skills. As time went on, he expanded his profession and added sports fashion to his bow. At the same time, he surrounds himself with teams of make-up, modeling and styling specialists who can collaborate with him on the shoots.
Throughout his career, he has covered events such as the European Winter Xgames, the Cannes Film Festival, the Candide Invitational, the World Ski Championships, the Kumi-Yama, etc… He has collaborated with athletes such as Candide Thovex, JF Houle, Richard Permin, Loic Collomb-Patton, Mirjam Jaeger, Virginie Faivre, … The French, European and American press such as Editions Nivéales, Editions Freepresse, Tribune de Genève, Skiing, Freeskier, …, publish his photos. He also works with the communication departments of brands such as Bollé, Oakley, Quiksilver, O’neill, Kimberfeel, …, or resorts such as Avoriaz, La Clusaz, Montgenèvre, Les 2 Alpes, …
The sports world awarded him an ISPO photo marketing prize in 2013. Ispo is the most important international trade fair for sports fashion and sports equipment that has been held in Munich every year since 1970. Today it is international, organised by the Messe München group, the world’s leading trade fair organiser and created in 1960, a little bit like our French Viparis.
Thanks to his experience, he is now a photographer of action, communication and events. He is an autonomous and dynamic professional, gifted with great adaptability and ready to carry out your photographic projects.