"I was born in France and my career started in Paris in 1983 while I was a student. I was convinced that I had found my passion and a few months later, I joined a photo agency. Two years later, I joined Reuters as a staff photographer, the same month they started their photo department. I went to Lebanon covering the war, then from 1985 until 1991, I covered all the major stories and conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Today, I work out of my studio close to San Francisco, and continue to travel for my clients. ..."