A fisherman on the Canal Saint-Martin (if I remember correctly, this was near Les Quais de Valmy) late one afternoon when I was in Paris a few weeks ago. I’m sure that particular part of Paris must be highly recommended for long walks punctuated by a glass of wine here and there, especially in spring or autumn time.
Repéré non loin d’un petit village peuplé d’irréductible Gaulois …
I’ve been experimenting with very wide perspectives in portraits, integrating the subject into a larger context, for now, mostly urban. It probably goes against all rules of portraiture, especially if viewing on a screen, but I think it could become very interesting once printed in large format.
This one is of fellow photographer JF, and its particularly fitting considering that he’s been working on a very cool project called « Espaces Utilitaires » in which he explores mostly urban areas that we’re constructed to serve one single purpose with little regard for design or aesthetics.
Go to Jean-François’ website, then click Portfolio and then the last series « Espaces Utilitaires » to view the ongoing project.
ENGLISH BELOW …
À la demande populaire, voici les photos de mon dernier voyage … tout comme votre oncle qui revient de vacances armé d’un coup de soleil et 24gb d’images digitales.
Suivez ce lien pour voir une galerie de treize images (une par jour).
Due to popular demand, here are the pictures from my last trip … just like your uncle coming back from his vacation with armed with a sunburn and 24gb of digital images (funnier in french).
Follow this link to view a gallery of thirteen images (one per day).