Vincent Laforet

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Birthday
28, 1975
Birthplace
Switzerland
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
28, 1975 (age 44)
Birthplace
Switzerland

About

Director and photographer who is known for both his commercial and video work. He is also a professor at the Columbia Journalism's Graduate School of Journalism and the International Center of Photography. He shares his photo and video work with his over 60,000 Instagram followers. 

Before Fame

With a passion for photography at a young age, he earned recognition in 2002 for winning a Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography as a member of The New York Times coverage of the post 9/11 events. In 2006, he became the Times first ever national contract photographer. 

Trivia

He has been sent on assignment by multiple magazines and press outlets including Vanity Fair, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, and Newsweek. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Switzerland but later moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in photography. 

Associated With

He posted a photo he took of Sammy Sosa hitting his 66th home run during a game against the Houston Astros in September of 1998.