Franck MAILLARD

Photographs

44 years old, author Photographer. For 14 years, I never tire of going around the box world by hand. Without staging any, I try to return to what is for me the origin of photography, the moment T. In travel we must build its images quickly. In one second, the graphic perfection of a posture or a dream in a face that has already disappeared. Nothing before, nothing after ... So it's in the middle that I try to situate myself. For me, a photograph must always be aesthetic. This is my first definition. Then when possible comes his message. A beautiful image that tells a story, which makes you think ... The open spaces and the most remote areas make me dream ... For 8 years I have traveled exclusively in Asia, which remains for me the most beautiful continents with its rich culture and beautiful people. Then came the discovery of Africa, land of all beginnings and where, in spite of its wounds we can still approach the world in its origin with its fauna with the fragile one with regard to the human activities. The photographs of portraits, of street and of nature but also the animal photography are for me my fields of predilection. And needless to say that for me, the purpose of a photograph is the print ...

- 1st Mammal Award at the Namur Nature International Photo Festival 2017 - FINN - Nomination at the Nature Images Awards - Wild Land UCIN - 2017 - 1st Prize category portrait at - Photo contest Imaging Day 2015 - BRUSSELS - - Winner of the 25 years of photo safaris contest nature objective at Montier en Der in 2015. - Publication in the official portfolio of the international festival of Montier en Der.

Exhibition from July 23, 2016 to May 23, 2018 at the Metropolis Gallery in Charleville-Mézières 17 prints in A0.