Denis Brihat - Herbs
Photograph from 1978 - Printed in 1998
Limited edition, number 4/10
Format 30x40 cm
Référence : 78/17-14/98
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"Photography is alchemy, and alchemy is magic" says Denis Brihat, winner of the prestigious Niepce award and true master of silver.
Denis Brihat has dedicated his entire life to photography. The traditional color of the photography industry did not satisfy him for his personal creations, he developed by experimenting alone, the tints and shades. Having become a true master of printing techniques, he went beyond the imposed boundaries to transcribe nature magnified by his poetic eye. The emotional power that emanates from his photographs is the result of his aesthetic requirement whose rendering is without equal. But the technical processes are at the service of a single mission: "to reveal the beauty or the fantasy of a form, the complexity of a structure, the subtlety of a texture, the iridescence of a light, the poetry of a moment" as Solange, his wife, says so well. It is impregnated with classical music which offers themes and variations that he wished to treat certain photographic subjects in the same way. Here, the sand and its variations. It is thus that through his glance on the creations of the nature a priori banal, he reveals the beauty and gives to see its infinite richness.
Retour De Voyage has selected this photograph in which the seaweed springs out of the sand like a line drawn with Indian ink. This image of 1978 was printed at 10 copies in 1998.
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