born in 1990, lives and works in Paris.
Lucas Laurent discovered
photography when he was just a child. Fascinated by humanist photography, like
many, it is with
Willy Ronis’ pictures and
his book Derrière
l’objectif (behind the lens) that he discovered the beauty of the Black and White. From the age of his 11th birthday he first approaches photography using the film tradition, spending years in a darkroom in his bedroom.
Photography becomes his
way of expression before becoming his
It is by the side of modern photography’s big names that he trains.
assists numerous renowned photographers for seven years. It is them who taught him to work
with colour and
He always seeks to stand out in these images with a strong identity, always different and out of step with the general movement.
He enjoys developing new concepts, an identity, a bias.s.
He works his images as close as possible to reality with the composition and special effects, the light directly during the shooting, very often without post production.
Text by Carole Vigezzi
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