Patrick Desgraupes is a French photographer. He has trained on the job in different Parisian studios and in labs, in which he acquired an understanding of light, one of the strong traits of his current works. He made photographs of portrait, fashion, decoration, architecture and still life. His work has been published since 2004 at Editions de la Martinière (his book on the National Parks of France gets the second place at the National Tourism Award in 2010 in Paris), in numerous magazines and brochures. He has become a recognized landscape specialist in the 4x5 inches large format camera, and his work has been published in the USA and in seven European countries. He has made numerous exhibitions in Iceland, Belgium, France for the National Parks of France and the Ministry of Ecology, in Slovenia, on the island of Reunion and in Guadeloupe. His photographs testify to his passion for light.
He recently switched to medium format.
Awards, Exhibitions, Accomplishments
His book on the National Parks of France, prefaced by Nicolas Hulot, obtained second place at the National Tourism Award in Paris in 2010.
He has obtained the Cultural Council of the Mediterranean label in 2010.
Maison Cornette de Saint Cyr, one of the 4 most important European auction houses, has selected his work among a selection of the most recognized international photographers, for a major auction of photographic works on the theme of ecology in Paris in November 2016.
He is an award-winning photographer: ND Awards,IPA-International Photography Awards, Monovision Photography Awards, PX3-Prix de la Photographie, Fine Art Photographer of the Year, Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year, and FujiFilm Award for Innovation.