Michel Comte is an swiss photographer, born in 1954, known mostly for his sharp eye. In 1979 after first international advertising assignment from Karl Lagerfeld for the fashion house of Chloe, he decided to move to Paris. As an American Vogue photographer he moved in 1981 to New York, and immediately evolves the most sought-after in the world. For such magazin as Vogue and Vanity Fair he portrays numerous celebrities from the world of art, movies and entertainment, ranking from Julian Schnabel, Jermey Irons and Demi Moore to Mike Tyson and Michael Schumacher.
Comte created ad campaigns for such famouse names as Armani, Dolce & -Gabbana, Nike, Lancome, Revlon, Ferrari, Jaguar and Mercedes Benz. In more than 30 years of his career, he has photographed film stars, supermodels and greats of music scenes as well as people at scenes of crisis across the globe. With Red Cross and his own Michel Comte Water Foundation he has travelled to war zones and unstable areas in Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sudan and Cambodia.
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more at: http://www.michelcomte.org