JEAN LUC MEGE “THE HEART IN YOUR EYES”
Jean-luc Mege began his photography in France in 1991 and is now living and working in New York City from his studio in Greenwich Village.
Jean-luc is a well-known photographer in France with numerous magazine covers and 20 years of experience in the field as an international photo-journalist, reporter and studio photographer.
His stunning range of photography began at the Le Figaro, the ‘Time Magazine of France”. Jean-luc is now able to cover lengthy journalism reports, corporate clients and events, food & chefs, fashion, artists, portraits, humanitarian subjects, travel and more. He has shared the lives of the most humble and those in poverty, misery, luxury and even death.
Some of his notable assignments include numerous magazine covers for Le Figaro and Lyon People, War Zones worldwide, Cannes Film Festival, Clint Eastwood, Spanish Royal Family, Air France, Hermes Fashion Photography and more. He has also carried out humanitarian work and reporting in some of the most challenged areas of our planet including Mother Teresa’s dying house of Calcutta/ Kolkata, India, the landfill living areas of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and the tsunami drama of Sri Lanka. These international works have repeatedly been selected as examples in press articles and exhibitions.
The strength of Jean-Luc Mege is his multidisciplinary nature and ability to cover any kind of assignment … always with the intrinsic desire to make the very best images for his clients.
Jean-luc brings a world view to your photos and speaks French, English and Spanish. The human is at the heart of his career. Discreet, delicate and intense these adjectives apply to both Jean-luc the photographer and to his photographs.
Photographs by Jean-Luc MEGE bear within them an intensity and a strong sense of relationship.
It is maybe not merit, but real talent, to know both photographing people in all their humanity…
Jean-Luc’s philosophy is based on a Mother Teresa’s quote : “Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier”…