If the plastic photo reportage exists, the Franco-English Aurélien Chauvaud is surely one of those who know to honor it. When the social and human context specific to each subject is at the heart of the image, an interest in places and people is revealed through a strong aesthetic proposition.
Paul et Henriette
Paul & Henriette met at the the National school ENSP in Arles where they studied photography. In their studio, created in Paris in 2012, they imagine photographs, books, installations. Adepts of minimalism, shapes and colors, they constantly try, in compositions of an apparent simplicity to hatch a mixed sense of strangeness, game and a vibrant sensuality.
Over the past 25 years, Laziz Hamani has collaborated with the most distinguished luxury brands and fashion houses, including Cartier, Dior, Ralph Lauren, Jaeger-Lecoultre, and Louis Vuitton. He has authored more than 30 books with publishers such as Editions Assouline, Flammarion, and Axel Vervoordt.
Charlotte Navio spent her youth in the south of France, studied plastic arts in Aix-en-provence and joined Gobelins image school in Paris in 2012. She started as a teenager by photographing her loved ones in the south and she developed a love for sunlight, natural and raw decor. Her work naturally evolved towards the world of fashion and beauty, where she can mix spontaneity and dynamism through her images.
Around the age of 20, she studied photography at EFET (Paris XII). Major of her class, she was hired at Studio Zero. After having studied with photographers like Patrick Demarchelier, Craig Mac Dean, Vincent Peters and Sofia & Mauro, Sunny launched herself in 2014 in order to freely express her creativity.
Billy & Hells
Special Art Request & Photography
The legend says they met in a German countryside disco back in the 80s. Anke Linz and Andreas Oettinger have worked together ever since – sharing 15 different homes and a set of principles for proper picture manufacturing (17 dark rooms and one portable daylight studio for portraits) – under the Billy & Hells pseudonym as painters-photographers would.
Nick & Chloé
Photography & Films
Franco-Irish duo composed of an artistic director and a photographer, initially noticed for bringing a unique vision to the kids and adolescents photography, Nick and Chloé then explored the strangeness of an adult world and there mix a prolific imagination.
Driven by the love of travel and open spaces, he runs a long-term book project "No Signal" about men and women returning to nature at a time when more than half of the world's population lives in urban areas.From Alaska to Mongolia, Siberia and Lapland, witness of his time, Brice also has a large number of followers and fans on IG, nearly 66k who live the adventure with him.
Photography & Films
Nick Meek was very influenced by the North of England from where he hails: “I was born in the North of England where it can be quite grey and the summers are quite short. I think this had a huge effect on me as a human being… It made me hungry for warmth and colour and, I suppose, adventure.
Denis Boulze passionnate with photography in his early years, he worked at Rouchon studio as first assistant with respected photographers like Sarah Moon, Jan Walter, Sofia and Mauro. He also directs films. His personal creation adopts alternatively both color and black&white to interpret fashion series and still life, always obviously driven by a certain sense of poetry.
Tomoya Fujimoto was born in Bordeaux in 1989. After studying in Tokyo, he returned to Bordeaux to join the Beaux-Arts art school. In 2014, he earned a master's degree in photography from ENS Louis Lumière in Paris...
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After studying literature at the Sorbonne, Marguerite Bornhauser joined the National School of Photography in Arles (ENSP), from which she graduated in 2015. Her work has been the subject of various exhibitions, notably at the European House of Photography (MEP) in Paris in 2019 but also in the streets of Cincinnati in the United States, at Les Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles in 2019, during the Festival Planche(s) Contact in Deauville or at BETC and with Agnès B. Marguerite Bornhauser most often accompanies her photographic research with editorial work.
Photography & Films
Film maker and photographer Ryan Hopkinson works across disciplines with a refined aesthetic that plays to the sensibility of advertising and luxury image making. A collision of art and commerce, his projects marry highly conceptual art direction with precise styling and a polished eye for cinematic detail to create mesmerising and fascinating worlds for viewers to explore.