is a portrait and fine art photographer whose work has
been exhibited in major cities throughout the United
States. His work has also
been selected to appear in the MOCA's (Museum of Contemporary Art) prestigious
Philippe was born in Stockholm, Sweden to an Italian father and
French mother. Following years of extensive travel with
the Swedish Judo Team, Philippe graduated from the
University of Cinematography in Stockholm. Philippe then
lived in Italy and France before moving to Los Angeles,
where he currently resides.
occasionally practiced photography in my
younger years. It was however, in 1999, that I felt photography was to become my way of expression. I
had interviewed successful
immigrants coming to Los
Angeles from all over the
world, recorded their life
stories on tape and
photographed them in black and
white. This resulted in
first photo exhibition.
is something personal, just like taste, belief and
preference. Taste cannot be discussed, and just because
you believe something, doesn’t mean that you are right.
Preference is when there’s a choice to be made. What
starts with an idea or a feeling soon turns into
challenges. The creative process is both inspiring and
me, my ongoing personal photo projects are always a
neverending learning experience, each new one different
from the last. I start out having an idea, and in the
end when the finished photograph is in front of me, it
has to correspond to my original idea. Only then, I feel
happy with my work.
Philippe frequently takes professional portraits of other artists, classical musicians, opera and jazz singers, chefs, attorneys and doctors.
Philippe's corporate clients include The Pilgrim School, L'Orangerie, Jonathan Biddle Law Offices, Theodore Beverly Hills. G1 Clothing, Michael Berman Limited, Trkalova Prague Tourist Guide, Jorian Hill Vineyards, Jonathan Wright and Company, In Training Fitness and many others.
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