Jean-Francois Campos

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Jean-Francois Campos
OccupationPhotographer and director
Notable credit(s)
Prix HSBC pour la photographie[1]

Jean-Francois Campos (born in Aix-en-Provence, France) is a French photographer.[2] His work has been exhibited internationally in numerous galleries and museums, such as the International Center of Photography in New York as well as the Centre national de la photographie in Paris.[3] After an esteemed career as an Agence Vu photojournalist, beginning in Berlin during the fall of the Berlin wall, and a long term collaboration with the French daily newspaper Libération, Jean-Francois Campos turned to fashion and portrait photography in 2006.[2] Jean-Francois has since created numerous award-winning campaigns for clients such as Dior, Louis Vuitton, Shiseido, Celine, Van Cleef & Arpels, and LVMH; and has directed commercials for the likes of Secours Populaire, Mobalpa, and Links of London. Jean-François has collaborated to many international publications such as ELLE Magazine, Town & Country Magazine, Le Monde, and V Magazine.


  • 2014 Winner of American Photography 30 in the Editorial Portraiture category for portrait of Mary Ann Schoettly, an ordained priest[4]
  • 2012: Corporate Award at 27th Grand Prix de la Publicité Presse Magazine for LVMH; "Les Journées Particulières"
  • 2004: 1st Prize Club des AD for Sony Playstation campaign[5]
  • 1997: HSBC Foundation for Photography winner[6]
  • 1997: Nominated for the AFP award
  • 1997: Laureate World Press Photo Masterclass
  • 1996: Prix Moins Trente from the fr:Centre National de la Photographie
  • 1991: Laureate of the Biennale des Jeunes Createurs de l’Europe de la Mediterranee
  • 1990: Laureate of the Fondation Angenieux



Campos' first monograph Après la Pluie (Actes Sud Editions) was published in 1997 as a retrospection of his work in the French newspaper Libération with a preface by Jean Rouaud.[9] Following this, Campos published Je ne vois pas ce qu’on me trouve (Actes Sud Collection Cinéma et Photographie, 1997) - a collection of images shot during the backstage moments of Christian Vincent's film which bears the same title, postface by Christian Caujolle.


  • Unbalanced (Self-published, 2014) [10]
  • Sara, just Sara (Miedzy Nami Cafe, Issue #28, 2009)[11]
  • Photographies Contemporaines (Textuel, 2006) [12]
  • Je ne vois pas ce qu'on me trouve (Actes Sud Collection Cinema et Photographie, 1997) [13]
  • Apres la Pluie (Actes Sud Monographie, 1997)[14]


  1. ^ "Les 20 ans du prix HSBC pour la photographie : Jean-François Campos, lauréat 199720th Anniversary Prix HSBC pour la Photographie : Jean-François Campos, 1997 Winner - The Eye of Photography". 4 March 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Agence VU - Jean François Campos". Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Jean Francois Campos". Archived from the original on 2 May 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  4. ^ "AI-AP Slideshow". Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  5. ^ "SONY PLAYSTATION - TEKKEN 4 SONY PLAYSTATION - TEKKEN 4 2002 par TBWA PARIS - Archives créatives du Club des DA". Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  6. ^ "20th Anniversary Prix HSBC pour la Photographie : Jean-François Campos, 1997 Winner - The Eye of Photography Magazine". 4 March 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Photographies contemporaines. Points de vue : Paris Art". Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  8. ^ "New Photography from France: Images by the CCF Award Recipients". 23 February 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Après la pluie... Catalogue d'exposition Campos - Actes Sud". Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Unbalanced – Jean-Francois Campos". Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Między Nami - Cafe". Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  12. ^ "Photographies contemporaines. Points de vue : Paris Art". Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  13. ^ "Je ne vois pas ce qu'on me trouve - Christian Vincent, Jackie Berroyer, Olivier Dazat - Actes Sud". Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  14. ^ [1][dead link]

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