Denis Piel

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Denis Piel
Occupation photographer

Denis Piel is a photographer and film-maker. He was raised in Australia and educated in the United States, and lives in the south-west of France.[citation needed] He worked as a fashion photographer in the 1980s. He is a grandson of Jean Piel (fr),[citation needed] the editor of the French magazine Critique (fr).[1]

Piel won the Leica Medal of Excellence for Commercial Photography in 1987.[2] A book of his photographs of women, with brief texts by him, Donna Karan and Polly Mellen, was published by Rizzoli in 2012.[3]


  1. ^ Jean Piel. Les Éditions de Minuit. Accessed February 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 January 2009. Retrieved 14 August 2009. 
  3. ^ Denis Piel, Polly Allen Mellen, Donna Karan (2012). Denis Piel: Moments. New York: Rizzoli. ISBN 9780847838783.