True Colors

Posted Posted in Photoshoot

As promised, after a winter black and white session lacking the uplift effect we all need at this time of year, here come the colorful spring spirit! I had never tried tone on tone colour shoot before and wanted to give it a shot… Lighting was a bit overkill but my intention was to get […]

Dim Light

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Playing with lights is the photographer’s prerogative and the ultimate chalenge is to reduce it to almost nothing. What do we get when only scattered photons make their way to our model features? I tried to find out by isolating any parasite lights and using a partially covered soft box behind my model. Here are […]

On the beach

Posted Posted in Travel

Despite being spent on the most meridional coast of continental Europe, winter solstice is not synonym of packed up beaches. If you chose to wake up early, you can even enjoy these sand pits bordering the Mediterranean sea without one soul to cross the path with. As the Sun rise slowly, the winter tourists get […]

Railway Sleepers

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Asia and Trains offer the traveler cheap distances coverage and unforgettable experience. Using train to journey across the eastern continent is sometimes challenging but good preparation and tips from the pros make it possible. One of these trip has become very popular in Sri Lanka. Helped by the fantastic website, we decided to travel […]

Twelve Monkeys

Posted Posted in Photoshoot, Travel

Well, I say twelve but everyone knows that when traveling between the tropics, one encounters way more monkeys than this little 2 digits number! Kids find them funny to watch, adults too, particularly if you decide to anthropomorphise them to a certain point! As I was reviewing the pictures taken from different locations in Sri […]

The Wild One

Posted Posted in London Scenery, Photoshoot

My summer experiment with stars and nocturnal skies awoke my desire to acquire an extra wide lens with large aperture. The now well known Samyang 14mm f 2.8 fits the criteria and despite not featuring an auto-focus, is praised for its sharpness and overall quality. One thing is to get the tool another is to […]

Cover Girl

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Most of my studio work is focused on students and for obvious legal reasons, I never display it on my blog nor any public medium. I sometime manage to get grown ups to step in and let them play with decor, clothes and postures. none of the following pictures were my ideas. It was a […]

Paris with Love

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I visited Paris several times when younger and never really cared about landmarks. I was then more focused on shopping movie theaters or visiting museums. The challenge was to spend one full day and cover as much ground as possible. I started Place de la Nation but it was more of a work site than a […]

Dark around the Stars

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One living in a big city is de facto excluded from the clubs of star gazers as the myriads of celestial objects to be elsewhere looked upon are hidden by the glowing ugly lights of our dwellings and luxurious retail units. One can still be very interested or even passionate about the big universe  surrounding us […]