Central Dupon Images

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Central Color
Limited Public
Industry Photography
Founded 1952
Headquarters Paris, France
Key people
Lucien Lorelle, Founder and former President (1952–ca. 1960s)
Françoise Gallois, former President (ca. 1960s–2003),
Christine Gallois, Chief of operations (1980s-1995)
Jean-François Gallois, current President (2003–present)
Products Photos
Number of employees
80 (approx.)
Website [1]

Central Dupon Images is a professional photography company located in Paris, France. The company is the result of a 2012 merger between Central Color and Dupon Images.[1]


Central Color was founded in 1952 by the French photographer Lucien Lorelle, who handed over the company to his daughter Françoise Gallois, president of the Central Color Group and wife to former Brigadier General, novelist and politician, Pierre Gallois.

Central Color operated in Greenburgh, New York from 1983 to 2001. Central Color (U.S.) was owned and operated by François Gallois grandson of Lucien Lorelle and son of Françoise Gallois.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Bacquer, Herve. "Le Laboratoire de Lumière. Semaine 26". francetvinfo.fr. francetvinfo. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 

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