A professional photographer since 1981, Pascal Baril then became a collaborator with various photographic press agencies: Associated-Press, Interpress, Kipa-Presse and Corbis-Sygma.
In 2003 he created his own photographic press agency, Planète Bleue Images, and collaborated with the first editions of the magazine Plongeurs International.
His photographs are regularly published in French and international press.
He has written many books:
Télé Génération 80, MA Editions/Pôle Document, 2013
Zoom sur le Photo Sous-Marine, Editions Pearson, 2011
Objectif Voyage Mer Rouge, MA Editions, 2010
Les Coulisses de Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer - MA Editions, 2009
Some recent exhibits:
2014 – Photography exhibition with a circus theme, in collaboration with the Cirque Lydia Zavatta at the Château de Sucy-en-Brie.
2013 - Underwater fashion exhibition entitled ‘Dream’ at the Objectif Bastille gallery, Paris, in conjunction with CANSON Infinity photographic papers.
2010 - ‘Zoom Exp’Eau’ photography exhibition presented underwater between -1m and -12m deep at the Fosse des Sénarts deep diving pool.
2010 – Underwater photography exhibition at the Objectif Bastille gallery in Paris (duration 2 months).
2009 – ‘A la rencontre du monde Sous-Marin’ exhibit. Huge prints on canvas as part of the EAU’ZEN Festival in the gardens of the Enghien-les-Bains town hall.
2008 – A four-month exhibition ‘A la découverte des fonds marins’ at Club Med World, Paris, Bercy.