Jean-Daniel Lorieux

Jean-Daniel Lorieux is a French fashion photographer. He was born in 1937 in Paris.

He began his career at Studio Harcourt in 1964, as an assistant. He stayed there for a while before becoming a freelance photographer.
For more than two decades, he worked for the biggest fashion magazines: Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, L’Officiel, and more.

Christian Dior, Céline, Lanvin, Pierre Cardin, Paco Rabanne entrust him with the realization of their advertising campaigns. Going beyond "classic" fashion photography, many personalities call on him for portraits. Salvador Dali, Nelson Mandela, Serge Gainsbourg, Salma Hayek, Johnny Halliday or even the President of the Republic: Jacques Chirac.
The paradisiacal islands of the South quickly became his studios. From the Maldives to the Seychelles, Jean-Daniel Lorieux crisscrossed the beaches in search of sun, light and joy.

At a time when models were starting to become stars, he directed them for the biggest fashion newspapers. The great fashion houses such as Cardin, Lanvin, Céline, Dior and Paco Rabanne then secured his services.

He knew how to impose his style, by idyllic photographs, always unexpected, mixing eroticism and happiness. The joyful sensuality emanating from his work is mixed with a provocative humor.

His colorful photographs sublimate his exceptional models. Great models like Claudia Schiffer or Stéphanie Seymour, to actresses like Sharon Stones and singers like Frank Sinatra, all have passed his lenses.

Jean-Daniel Lorieux is recognized today for having made fashion photography evolve. Through his happy, positive and unexpected photographs, he has left his indelible mark.