ERIC VALLI

Eric Valli, famous photographer, director and writer, born in Dijon in 1952, started his career as a wood-worker but his true passion is studying the relationship between man and nature. From 1981 onwards, Eric and his camera travel to unreachable corners of the world for magazines such as National Geographic, Life, GEO, Paris Match, Stern, Smithsonian Magazines and the London Sunday Times. In time, Eric specialized himself in mountain areas and became an expert on the Himalayas. His go-to places are Nepal, Tibet and Afghanistan. In 1987, he won a newspaper prize for his documentary “The Honey Hunters”. The following movie won the prize for best documentary. One of his last works is the movie “Himalayan Gold Rush” he directed himself. It was watched 600 million times in China alone.