Stéphane Compoint, 47, has been a photojournalist since 1981 (press
card n°51939). After having successively collaborated with the
photographic press agencies Dppi, Sipa, Sygma and Witness, he is now an
He has collaborated with the greatest international magazines, notably:
-Life, National Geographic Magazine, Time, Newsweek, New York Times Magazine (USA)
-Geo, Stern, Bunte, Focus (Germany)
-Sunday Times Magazine, Hello, Telegraph Magazine (United Kingdom)
-Sette, Specchio, Focus, Panorama (Italy)
-Olla, Geo, Muy Interesante (Spain)
-Geo (South Korea)
-Figaro Magazine, Paris Match, Géo, VSD, Sciences et Vie, Ca m'intéresse, Point de Vue, etc. (France)
He has also produced 11 photography books (3 of which collective
works), 10 expositions, 3 international advertising campaigns, and has
won 8 photography prizes (of which two World Press Photo for the
Firemen of the Desert in Kuwait in 1992 and for the Alexandria
Lighthouse in 1996).
For the last 10 years he has specialized in cultural, historic
and scientific stories. He takes part in extreme expeditions and
He is also specialized in mid-aerial photography with an ultra light remote photo-balloon, making pictures at an altitude between 15 and 1500 feet, even at a very short to the feature (5 feet). Particulary efficient for urban, patrimony and buildings site features.
Al last, he produces stories in current events, tourism and portraits, and any kind of work for publishing, corporate work or advertising.
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