French. Born in Paris in 1947.
He co-founded Agence VU in 1986.
Bernard Descamps became a photographer in the 1970's. A former biologist, he co-founded Agence VU in 1986.
His work is exhibited in several galleries and museums including the French National Library, Georges Pompidou Centre of Paris, Leverkusen Museum in Germany, Bunkamura gallery in Tokyo, and Camera Work in San Fransisco.
He was the co-founder and co-artistic director of the first Festival of African Photography in Bamako in 1994. His work has been published in several books, notably "Japan" (2000), "Silences - Lieux sacrés de l'Inde du sud" (2008), and "Lady Land" (2009) among others.