Michel Tessier was born and grew up in Paris as his inspiration to be a photographer.
He got his first photography job being the camera assistant to Claude Lelouch and the Military Service at the Cinema of Photography for the French Army.
Michel also worked for Gamma Press Agency as a photographer, traveling to take photos from the battlefield to everyday events.
In Paris working at the Fillipachi Studio, he was an assistant to famous fashion photographers, completing his knowledge of fashion and beauty photography.
Testing models were sent by modeling agencies, which is how he built his Portfolio and very quickly the doors were open. Michel Tessier made his mark with his name on the pages of the prestigious magazines such as Vogue, ELLE, Marie-Claire, l’Officiel and also for famous advertising campaigns, beauty, fashion, and intimate catalogs.