Biography of celebrated fashion photographer Michel Momy.
Born in France, Michel Momy began his career as a fashion photographer in 1975 for Elle and Façade magazines.
It was the debut of a thirty-eight year (and counting) success story which has madeMichel Momy a renowned name as a photographer on the
international fashion scene
In the early 1980s, Michel met Terry Jones and they began collaborating together, first for British Vogue and later for I-D magazine.
Simultaneously, Michel began working with German Vogue as well as Marie Claire magazine.
As his career in France skyrocketed, Michel decided widen his horizons and moved to New York.
During his five years in the Big Apple, the list of prestigious magazines Michel worked for included:
American Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Time Magazine and Seventeen.
Michel also studied film at the Parsons School of Design, where he produced and directed several short films.
Michel moved back to Paris in 1985, where he lived up until recently, when he decided to move back to New York.
His main editorial work features in a host of magazines including I-D, Black Book, Marie Claire, Cosmo Girl, Jalouse, Crash, Trace, Biba, Time magazine, Mixte, Marie France.
Michel has also been the photographer for advertising campaigns for numerous major clients including:
Hermes, Kenzo, La Roche-Posay, Kerastase, Garnier 100% Colour, Mixa, Vichy, Helena Rubinstein, Boots, Citroen, Orange, Slimfast, Optrex, and Monoprix (Department store in France) Bloomingdale’s (department store in USA) Murat, M6 mobile.