Born in 1963 in Paris, Eric studied Russian at the Sorbonne and became a free-lance portrait photographer for various French publications including Libération, Le Point, and La Vie, with short stints at Vu, Sipa und Editing (Paris). He joined Zeitenspiegel in 2006, the same year he was nominated for the Prix Niepce. 2008 grand prix at the Lodz photo festival. His favorite subject is youth culture in Europe and the former Soviet Union, and his upcoming projects involve sportswomen. Conducts workshops in French, Russian, English and German.