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Michel Joly - Travel Photographer

Fontenay Abbey, Burgundy, France Michel Joly
Fontenay Abbey

At his home in Savigny-lès-Beaune travel photographer Michel Joly is surrounded by the famous vineyards and he records the seasons through his lens, as the years rotate.

He is known in the Burgundy region for his images of people and places, working for the glossy Bourgogne Magazine, the tourist board, and many other international publications.

Joly has travelled widely on assignment and his library contains stunning images of the dessert in Tunisia, scenes in Canada, and Guadeloupe as well as throughout France.

Montrachet Vineyard, Burgundy, France Michel Joly

The first of a series of books by Michel Joly is available in French on the wine villages of Burgundy. Savigny-lès-Beaune is the theme, telling the story of the history and the people through his images. Joly has invited five renowned chefs to prepare recipes to suit the wines of the village too, all exquisitely illustrated.