William's work revolves around social issues and humanitarian concerns mostly focusing on isolated or weakened communities. It is destined to press, book publishing and exhibition.
He began his carrier by photographing street children in the Philippines. This work was awarded the Social and Documentary Photography Prize in 2004.
The following year, he was commissioned by the Museum of Natural History in Lyon to photograph the Madagascan community and carry out an exhibition.
In 2007, he won the Lagardere Foundation grant for young photographer to shoot the long term feature Faded Tulips, a journey through Kyrgyzstan’s fragile post soviet democracy that was recently published in a book by Emphas.is.
His long-term work on malaria, shot in 7 countries, was exhibited on the Pont des Arts Bridge in Paris in 2008, in London in 2009 and in Brussels European parliament in 2011 and is now published in the book Mauvais air by Images en manoeuvre editions.
His work was awarded by international recognitions such as a World Press, 3 Picture of the year, and was short listed at Smith Fund in 2011 and the Visa d’or News in 2012. He works regularly for the French and international pres including TIME magazine, Polka magazine, Le Monde, Der Spiegel... and he collaborates with organizations such as Medecins du Monde, Handicap International, The Global Fund and several UN agencies (UNFPA, UNWFP)
William is 35 years old and based in Paris. He is represented by the London based agency Panos Pictures, www.panos.co.uk.