Pascal Maitre is a French photographer. He was born in 1955 in Buzançais, France, and lives in Paris. He started his career as a photojournalist in 1979 with the Jeune Afrique magazine. For more than 30 years he took photographs of lives and nature in over 40 countries in Africa, but he has also worked in Afghanistan, South America and numerous other regions. His photographs have been published in GEO, Le Figaro, Newsweek, Life, National Geographic, Paris Match, L'Express, Stern, The New York Times Magazine and many others.