About Yves Gourdeau

Yves Gourdeau was born in Quebec, where he practiced medicine and surgery for fifty years. Until his death, May 26, 2013, at the age of 91 years and 8 months, he was strongly interested in native flowers, a tendency that came from her mother. Teenager he was already walking in the forest to see the first flowers of spring. "They decorated my walks," he said. Later, plants have found their place at the heart of his interest in photography and writing. At 80 years, it is the computers that took over.                      It has its own website featuring a hundred photographs of native flowers most of whom are on the island of Orleans Quebec. According to him, he never lived so fully.