Since 2007 Emmanuel (40) is Freelance and based in Paris Emmanuel was born in 1977 in Saumur (Loire Valley).Torn between his two passion, music and photography, he decided for the second as a career. In 1997, he served during his military time in Paris at the Etablissement Cinematographique et Photographique des Armees. This job led him to work closely with the french government. For four years, he then continued to follow the Prime Minister at the time, Lionel Jospin in all his national and international trips as its official photographer, confronting himself to a wide range of situations and subjects. Once Jospin's mandate ended, Emmanuel left the administration and joined Imapress agency in 2001 covering societal and political stories. Rich from these experiences, he decided to go freelance in 2004 and has been multiplying collaborations with various wire agencies ( Reuters, Gamma, Strates) publications and corporations worlwide since then. Along with long term personal projects about Tchernobyl and immigration issues in France, He covers various stories about politics, sports, lifestyle and fashion always in a very personnal style and numerous corporate and editorial portraits.
Others: French Presidential Campain nominated by Stern for Tops China Festival Exposition. January 2009. Selected as a Rising Star of Photography (Class of 2008).
Projection Fovea Exhibition New York (Along the Wall 1989-2009 Reportage) March 14, 2009.
LONDON (May 26, 2009) - Professional photographer Emmanuel FRADIN of France was presented with the 3rd Annual Photography Masters Cup Nominee Award in the category of Journalism at a prestigious live online Winners and Nomination Ceremony presented by International Color Awards to recognize excellence in color photography.
SPAIN: Shortlisted for the Exposition "Migraciones Internacionales y Fronteras" exposed in the CCHS CSIC and that they are exposed to other research centers and universities throughout Spain.
LONDON (August 2010) - Shortlisted in the Environmental Photographer of the Year! Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)