Georges Mérillon

French photographer Georges Mérillon (France, 1957) started his photographic career in 1980 as a freelance photographer for Géo magazine and Figaro magazine. In 1981, he was one of the founding members of the agency Collectif Presse. He joined Gamma in 1987, and covered major international news events. His work was published in newspapers and magazines such as Libération, L'Express, Time, Newsweek, Paris Match, le Figaro Magazine and Stern. Between 2001 and 2005, Mérillon temporarily stopped photographing to become Chief photo editor of Gamma. In 2005, Mérillon left Gamma to renew his own photographic career.