the essential From the heart of Albret to Paris, Frédéric Monceau has experienced an exceptional ascent. He has become – thanks to his undeniable talent behind his third eye – one of the most fashionable photographers in the world. Karim Benzema, Patrick Bruel, Angèle, Nicole Scherzinger or Winnie Arlow posed in front of his lens. Meet.
The click of the first camera
What a long way, in any case, for this young man who is not afraid of anything. After having followed his school course in Lavardac then Nérac, he moved to Toulouse to follow a course “in accounting” then he continued with a course in communication in Aix-en-Provence. “I have the impression that it was in another life”, laughs, today, Frédéric.
During this student period, he touches a camera. “I had fun, like that, taking pictures,” he says, “something happened. I realized that I had something special ”.
A real click “even if he really did not think about it”. “I still had an artistic streak,” he admits. It will be used to draw the outlines of an almost innate know-how.
On the side of Paris, he made his first in the industry photography. It is experiencing a meteoric rise to say the least. “I admit that it went quickly,” he emphasizes. He is not the type to hear seizing the opportunities that present themselves. His work is emulated.