Istanbul, a city shaped by the influence of three continents Istanbul was the capital of four empires including both the great Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Ideally situated on the road to the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, the city via the Bosphorus opens a door between Europe
Shetland: I started 2011 by travelling to Shetland. I explored the most Northern part of Scotland, hiking through dramatic landscapes in all sorts of weather: strong winds, snow storms, sheets of rain, sun. I was not always fighting the winter elements. I shared a lot of good times wi
Istanbul, 2011 – See the photo in large Today, I was thinking of posting a photo series telling the story of my 2011 year. But I’m afraid that I am not going to make it. Maybe tomorrow, this week end or Monday. Anyway … I recently uploaded a few pictures to my Turkey
It is raining in Istanbul. On my way to my hotel, I am walking on the Galata Bridge. It is my last evening in the former Ottoman capital. Despite a miserable weather, the bridge is crowded with fishermen and pedestrians … as usual. I can’t help myself but stop to have a la
Turkish men playing to moultezim along the Bosphorus opposite to Beyoglu, Uskudar. I think this is a place where I would be able to stay for a few hours. Just to enjoy the Istanbul cityscape, to feel the sun, the light and the coolness of the Bosphorus shore and to experience the spec
Between Orient, Europe & Asia the city of Istanbul is a uniquely cosmopolitan place with a culture and character shaped by the influence of three continents, where life follows the flow of the Golden Horn, the Sea of Marmara and the Bosphorus. Wherever you wander its streets, the
Expressing myself between documentary and street photography, my work focus on long
term projects because of the human aspect, but also to have better insight and understanding of a situation over time. Photography is a medium that allows me to explore the cultural and sociological aspects of life in order to understand the relationship between the people, their traditions/habits/cultures and their environment. In recent years I have worked on separate long term projects about the Medinas of Morocco and more recently the Yamuna river in India.