Jérémie Souteyrat was born in Lyon, France, in 1979. He started photography in 2002. After working as a mechanical engineer in France, he decided to focus on photography and escaped to Japan in 2009. Currently based in Tokyo, he receives assignments from Le Monde, Libération, Elle or Télérama, in the fields of documentary, portraits and architecture. He is distributed in Italy by LUZphoto since November 2010.