Being self-taught and trained by other professional photographers, Pierre-Etienne Vilbert started taking his first pictures in 1996 with an old Pentax before getting his first reflex Minolta. Experimenting portraits, documentary and showbusiness photos, he sharpened his approach and started selling his first photos as soon as 1999. Since 2003, he has collaborated with several advertising agencies in France thus working for many compagnies. He keeps improving his shooting technique for shows (still photography and backstage) but also for his portraits which have become his favourite topics since 2010.
While being a photographer, Pierre-Etienne Vilbert is also a playwright, screenwriter and a stage director.