Born in 1979 in Cannes, France, Patrick is a self-taught photographer based in Shanghai since 2006. Though his educational background is in economics and linguistics, he left a job in Berlin to pursue an interest in photography. His work focuses on portraiture and editorial photography, taking photographs of everyday people in their normal contexts, with a distinctive lighting and narrative style, and travelling through China to capture its fast-changing identity.
Patrick works with a number of corporate and advertising clients around Asia (Nike, Adidas, The North Face, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, VW) and is active in the field of photojournalism as a member of the renowned German agency LAIF. He has published in The Sunday Times, The Sunday Telegraph, Forbes, NRC, Monocle, HK and SH Tatler, Courrier International, Elle, SModa, Vogue, Le Point and Travel & Leisure.