Le fumeur de gitanesAbout this photograph
« It?s by this photograph that I started the session, it?s always the most difficult moment because it is here that the complicity is established or not. Serge observed me both of us thought about the following photograph of the bathtub for which I had come. » XMRead more Read less
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Xavier Martin was born, lives, and works in Paris. When he was twelve, his father gavehim his first camera. It was then that he took his first pictures, photographing every-thing around him. Impassioned and determined to become a photographer, he beganhis trade with the Angeli agency at the end of the 70s, as a reporter and, in particular,as a photographer of celebrities and continued in this line of work at Sipa Press.Engaged by France Soir, Journal du Dimanche, and the Figaro, he is a photojour-nalist of current events, and also collaborates with lâ€™Agence Jet Set, agency of stars.He has also worked in publicity photography for divers agencies. His photographyreveals a climate bare and without artifice. For more than thirty years, he has beena photographer of international personalities and stars.www.xaviermartin.com