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Pascal Maitre

Country: France | Born: 1955
Born in Buzançais, France, in 1955, Pascal Maitre studied psychology before beginning a career in photojournalism in 1979. His numerous assignments have taken him all over the Earth, from Afghanistan to South America. His books, In the Heart of Africa and Madagascar: Travels in a World Apart, gather images from 15 years of work in Africa. His photographs have been published in publications around the world, including GEO, Figaro, Newsweek, Life, and many others. His photographs first appeared in National Geographic in a September 2005 article on oil in Africa. Maitre is based in Paris, France.

Source: nationalgeographic.com

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Amazing Africa
Author: Pascal Maitre
Publisher: Edition Lammerhuber
Year: 2012 - Pages: 348
For 30 years and with deep journalistic passion, French photographer Pascal Maitre has put Africa, this most exciting continent, on his agenda. His watchful and incorruptible eye has found fascinating, captivating images in places where political and social upheaval have shaken the world. The pictures were published in prestigious magazines such as 'GEO', 'Paris Match', 'L'Express', 'Stern' and 'National Geographic'. Maitre's subtle use of angle, light, contrast and colour documents Africa touchingly, full of magic and fascination, with a deep respect for the African people.
 
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