"Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires and a touch that never hurts..."

Jean-luc Mege began his photography career  in France in 1991 and is living and working between Brooklyn, New York City and Lyon, France.   

Jean-Luc Mège at the Lyon Film Festival Lumière in October 2016  (photo : Sandrine Thesillat)

Jean-luc is a well-known photographer in France with numerous magazine covers and 25 years of experience in the field as an international photo journalist, reporter and studio photographer.

His stunning range of photography began at the Le Figaro Magazine RA, the ‘Time Magazine of France.’  Jean-luc is now able to cover lengthy journalism reports, corporate clients and events, food & chefs, fashion, artists, portraits, humanitarian subjects, war, travel, sports and more in both color and black & white. 

Some of his notable assignments include numerous magazine covers for Le Figaro and one of the most famous people magazine in Lyon, but also war zones worldwide, the Cannes Film Festival, The Lyon Lumière Film Festival, portraits of the most famous Directors or actors like Clint Eastwood, Spanish Royal Family, Hermes Fashion Photography and more.  He has also carried out humanitarian work and reporting in some of the most challenged areas of our planet including Mother Teresa’s dying house of Calcutta/ Kolkata, India, the landfill living areas of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and the tsunami ruins of Sri Lanka. These international works have repeatedly been selected as examples in press articles and exhibitions.  

The strength of Jean-Luc Mege is his multidisciplinary nature and ability to cover any kind of assignment ... always with the intrinsic desire to make the very best images for his clients.

Jean-luc brings a world view to your photos and speaks French, English and Spanish.   His next challenge is to work on an art photography exhibition in New York, a city he loves and that he definitively adopted him...

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Jean Luc, Kolkata, India, 2007.

Jean Luc Mege as war photographer, working for the humanitarian association EquiLibre at the beginning of his career in a street of Sarajevo - 1994.

Jean Luc Mege as war photographer, working for the humanitarian association EquiLibre at the beginning of his career in a street of Sarajevo - 1994.