Patrick first started shooting in Berlin for fashion and portrait clients before resettling in Shanghai in 2006. He has since been working as a freelance photographer in the fields of portraiture, photojournalism and advertising. His assignments and personal projects have taken him all over Asia and chiefly focus on the human subject.
His commercial clients include : Adidas, The North Face, Nike, Finnair, Suez Environment, Cathay Pacific, Sanofi-Aventis, VW Group, Allianz, Cartier, Bentley, Hermes, Shangri-La Group, L’Oreal, IKEA.
Patrick is part of the renowned German photo agency LAIF. He has recently shot features in Fukushima for The Sunday Times and in North Korea for The Sunday Telegraph. He also publishes on a regular basis for magazines such as The Monocle, The Good Life, Courrier International, Le Point, Tatler, EOS magazine and Travel & Leisure.
He is fluent in French, English and German and proficient in Mandarin Chinese.