Born in Casablanca, Morocco, Michel was raised in Spain and the South of France, and has since been living and working in Paris, New York and Los Angeles
As an assistant, Michel worked with several portrait, fashion and advertising photographers on many high-end productions.
Among them Annie Leibovitz as her first assistant, receiving credit on her book Women. This project served as a great source of human and cultural adventure, pushing Michel to excel in lighting and dealing with challenging productions.
Michel has mastered, lighting, postproduction and retouching skills, all over the world, giving him a great understanding of his clients needs and expectations from concept to the finished projects.
Now based in Europe, in Paris and the south of France, Michel is working on commercial assignments as a photographer, digital operator and lighting consultant