He bought his first camera in 1974, just in time for the birth of his first child. Since then, he and his wife hve shared the passion of photography. Yves works as a pharmacist and biologist enabling him to work in his own darkroom.
After more than twenty years of family photographs, Yves discovered the medium format with a Hasselblad 500 CM, and learned that making photographs takes and needs time.
After two exhibitions in his home town - Angers, France, in a bookstore and in a restaurant, one of his pictures was published in Le Monde 2 - a well known French newspaper.
"I'm very interested by the old techniques, for example the bichromate gum. I am filled with admiration for the works of Michael Kenna, Joseph Hoflehner, Hiroshi Watanabe and many others. But I still need to work hard to take such beautiful pictures."