Famous for his captivating portraits of subjects as diverse as traffic wardens in North Korea and Omo Valley tribes in Ethiopia, photographer Eric Lafforgue is no stranger to the road less travelled. Ever since he was young, he has been fascinated by far away places and travelling, and spent some time in Africa at the age of 10 in Djibouti, Ethiopia and Yemen. He began taking photographs in 2006 and his work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers such as National Geographic , GEO, Lonely Planet Magazine. In 2008, his work on the people of Papua New Guinea was displayed at the prestigious VISA photojournalism festival in Perpignan. Eric Lafforgue spends most of his time travelling the globe to share his encounters, through the perception of an ethnologist and the heart of an artist, focusing on regions or populations in danger and countries off the beaten track like Irak, Afghanistan, Somalia, Angola, or North Korea. He is Sony Ambassador.
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