Echelle 1 is a photograph of "landscape with portrait." However, these portraits have a feature that takes a device: a base. Each person is asked to get on the base, it becomes a character. His own character. Add to it, then, to interpret it in his own way. It can exaggerate, freeze or even disappear: the top of the base of the pedestal​​there is neither good nor bad posture.
To pose on a white base
The artist was commissioned by the City, host of the Portrait photographic event (s). His series Scale 1 is the third part of the staff work long-term. He started at Fort Mahon, on the Picardy coast, and then in the gardens of Versailles for a special edition of Télérama. Here, for the official framework. But what drives this photographer who usually works for advertising? "We must first place there. This photo gaining strength if there is a relationship between the landscape and the person. It’s like theater, there is a setting and the person becomes a character, a figurine. "
Coproducer
Festival Portrait(s) - Vichy
Released
10/07/2014
Collection
Hors Collection
Format
250 x 220
Relié couverture cartonnée
46 photos colors
96 pages
ISBN : 978-2-35046-322-3
Press review
Cédric Delsaux did not think making a trade of his passion for photography. Born in 1974, graduated in film and literature, it becomes Seller then joined a large advertising agency as a copywriter. He uses photography as an autodidact. His universe, fueled film and literature, refined over time, offering a reflection on the relationship to fiction, the dialectic between the mundane and the extraordinary. Since 2002, he devoted himself entirely to photography. Her first series, The North, is rewarded by the Exchange Kodak talent in 2004.