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Publication :: Le Monde (Fr)
Publication :: Le Monde (Fr)

Receiving two assignments from French newspaper Le Monde within three weeks is not something usual. For several months, Le Monde has only been requesting stock photographies about Japan from me. Then in August, I was asked to shoot the international far-right meeting in Tokyo and, in September, a portrait of Misato Mochizuki, a Japanese music […]

Publication :: Tsugi (Fr)
Publication :: Tsugi (Fr)

次 (tsugi) means next in japanese. Tsugi is also a French magazine about electronic music and new trends. In the issue of this month, a six-page portfolio of my pictures of the Fujirock festival 2010.

Publication :: Zoom Japon (Fr)
Publication :: Zoom Japon (Fr)

The third issue of French free magazine Zoom Japon is now available in France but also online. This assignment was about Tokyo Tower (東京タワー) losing its Japan’s tallest tower rank. The new Tokyo Sky Tree (東京スカイツリー), located in Oshiage area of Sumida Ward, will be completed in 2011 and will reach a height of 634m. […]

Publication :: Le Monde (Fr)
Publication :: Le Monde (Fr)

I had an assignment this week for the French newspaper “Le Monde”, published yesterday (Dimanche 15 aout – lundi 16 aout), about the international far-right meeting in Tokyo. This nationalist fiesta was organized by Japanese party Issuikai, headed by Mitsuhiro Kimura, who invited European far-right parliament members and in particular French leaders of the “Front […]

AKB48 live in Akihabara, the audience.
AKB48 live in Akihabara, the audience.

In May during an assignment for a French TV program, I had the opportunity to take pictures of J-Pop band AKB48. This band is composed of three teams (A, K, B) of 16 young japanese girls. AKB48 idols perform every weekday in their own theater on the 8th floor of Don Quichote supermarket in Tokyo’s […]

Publication :: Télérama (Fr)
Publication :: Télérama (Fr)

After Jakucho Setouchi, the nun and her cellphone novel, I had another assignment last december for the French magazine Télérama, published in this week’s issue. Once again a story about Japanese literature, following in the footsteps of the writer Akira Yoshimura (1927 – 2006). And once again a nice meeting with Setsuko Tsumura, the writer’s […]

Publication :: BusinessWeek (Usa)
Publication :: BusinessWeek (Usa)

A picture of mine was published in one of last month’s Bloomberg Businessweek issues, a US weekly economical magazine. The article deals with the consequences of BP disaster on bluefin tuna. The picture was taken during the night at Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Tsukiji market is the biggest fish market in Japan. For my […]

Publication :: Zoom Japon -2 (Fr)
Publication :: Zoom Japon -2 (Fr)

The new issue of ZOOM JAPON, the French free magazine about Japan, is out. After the japanese detective novel last month, this month’s main feature is about close relationship between mangas and movies. I was lucky enough once again to make the cover picture. Very different than last month’s issue : no murder, no screaming, […]

Publication :: Glamour (Fr)
Publication :: Glamour (Fr)

In this month’s French issue of Glamour : a story about fast fashion in Japan and the Tokyo Girl Collection, a bi-annual giant fashion show, accompanied by Japanese Pop concerts, open to 25 000 anonymous fashion victims. Unfortunately I didn’t know any models or singers, but I think the girls really enjoyed the show… More […]

Publication :: Zoom Japon (Fr)
Publication :: Zoom Japon (Fr)

Zoom Japon is a new free magazine about Japan, published in France. I had an assignment for the main feature of the first issue : Japanese detective novels. We had a lot of fun with Michael Goldberg and Japanese model Kana Shiraki, especially when the neighbours walked by and saw Michael holding a knife and […]

Publication :: Focus Magazine (Germany)
Publication :: Focus Magazine (Germany)

It is always a bit frustrating to discover a 1/4-page picture when having expected a double-page spread. But, well, the experience was really great so why am I complaining? Last November, I worked on an assignment for Focus, a german weekly magazine. The magazine asked me to take pictures at Kotoen, a kindergarten and nursing […]

Social Networking
Social Networking

Welcome to the 21st century. Better late than never, you can now follow me on Facebook, Linkedin or Viadeo.

Publication :: Les Echos
Publication :: Les Echos

Les Echos, French financial newspaper, is publishing today an article about Japanese women and their difficulties to find or keep a job after having a baby. The author is Michel De Grandi, Les Echos’s correspondent in Japan. The picture editors choose a picture of mine for this article, the Shinjuku red-dressed girl, who embodies youth […]

It’s not too late…
It's not too late...

… so happy new year! Algiers, Algeria, December 2009 Koyasan, Japan, January 2010

Out of Japan
Out of Japan

I’ll be in France from December 14 until January 7, with a short stay in Algeria between December 19 and 22. I’m still reachable at this number +81 80 41 54 19 79.

Publication :: Books Magazine
Publication :: Books Magazine

Books magazine published a picture of mine about Murakami’s last novel, 1Q84, in a special issue about best-sellers. The first printing of 1Q84 was sold out within the first day of release in Japan and more than one million copies sold after two weeks.

Publication :: Télérama
Publication :: Télérama

Télérama is a weekly french magazine focused on cultural topics (circulation is about 700 000). I’ve been a reader for a long time when I lived in Paris and in my opinion it’s one of the best magazines in France. And actually pictures, often taken by Lea Crespi, Patrick Swirc or Grégoire Alexandre, are still […]

Slideshows @ Photo Phnom Penh festival
Slideshows @ Photo Phnom Penh festival

This year is the second edition of PhotoPhnomPenh festival in Cambodia, directed by Christian Caujolle (ex-director of Vu agency). My pictures of the young Afghan migrants in Paris and the elections campaign in Japan will be displayed until the 6th of December in a slideshow at the Bodega. This event is organized by my Melon […]

Slideshow @ Days Japan photojournalism festival
Slideshow @ Days Japan photojournalism festival

My pictures of the general elections in Japan will be displayed on November 26 (Thursday) at Waseda University, included in a slideshow of the Photojournalism festival organized by Days Japan magazine. The slideshow will be held from 6.30pm till 8.30pm and it would be better to book your seat in advance here (the entrance is […]

Photoshelter featured photographer
Photoshelter featured photographer

I have been chosen as one of the featured photographers of Photoshelter this month. Photoshelter is a great tool to display and store my pictures online.

Fujisan from Tokyo
Fujisan from Tokyo

Yesterday I went to the top of Mori tower at Roppongi Hills. It’s still amazing to view Tokyo from above and I can’t resist to go up each time I have a chance. The atmosphere in the afternoon was not that clear, but I was in the neighborhood so I decided to go. I arrived […]

Publication :: Presseurop.eu
Publication :: Presseurop.eu

Presseurop.eu publishes a picture of my work about young afghan people in Paris, coming alone from Afghanistan and trying to reach England or the northern Europe countries. My picture comes with an extract of the article by Caroline Brothers for International Herald Tribune. Presseurop is an online newspapers in 10 languages, created in May 2008 […]

Publication :: Le Figaro
Publication :: Le Figaro

In yesterday’s edition, French daily newspaper “Le Figaro” published a picture of  my current work about the general elections in Japan, to be held on August 30th. The official campaign started on August 18th and the pictures shows three pre-campaign posters of Yukio Hatoyama, the current president of the Democratic Party of Japan (民主党, Minshutō) […]

Solar eclipse in Tokyo
Solar eclipse in Tokyo

Yesterday in Asia was the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century. In Tokyo, the eclipse was partial only, the sky was cloudy, but the sun finally appeared in Shibuya for a very short time. More pictures in my archive page (via photoshelter).