Alain Combemorel

Photographer

Alain Combemorel

Born in North of France and raised in Hyères (on the Mediterranean coast), he moved to Paris in the mid-nineties where he discovered the world of photography when he bought is first camera. His hobby turned into a full time job after he got his pictures from a show of “The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art in Jerez de la Frontera” published in Cheval Magazine. He worked as a sport photographer for Stadium agency for a year.

He left Paris for South West of France then worked as a stable man in a horse riding school from 1999 to 2000.,
He joined Greenpeace in 2001 where he worked as a crew member on the NGO’s fleet. In 2016 he joined Doctors Without Borders (MSF) where he works as a logistician.
His life as a seaman and his commitment to MSF allowed him to feed his appetite for travelling, and also provide him various subjects for his photographic work.

His partners in Black and White crimes:  a Leica M, a Horseman FA 45 and TriX film