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States of souls and States of men (and of course of WOMEN)
We are all "strange strangers" as Jacques Prévert wrote... Stranger to those we meet and, too often, stranger to ourselves as soon as we cross our familiar spaces... We can then ignore the passers-by we meet or invent stories by observing the smugglers of emotions that chance places on our path and by greeting with a photographic wink their states of souls and our states of men (*and naturally of WOMEN...) : Learning to stop and look...
L'HORLOGE DU MUSEE D'ORSAY
Group in front of the clock of the ORSAY Museum
A young woman crying in the middle of the stairs in front of Orsay
La liseuse de cadenas
Ile de la citée Paris
Le modèle du Louvre
A photo taken almost by chance in one of the Louvre's rooms, it was only much later that I realized how interesting it was.
Peintre et modèle
2014, In Sarlat, passing through a small square, an artist was about to make a portrait and I found the face of the model and the lighting of the scene interesting.
Un homme au bar
I took this picture of a lonely man in an Irish pub and reworked it to regain the feeling felt then
Nuit Blanche 2016
3 friends on a walk and who suggested I take pictures of them....
Pose à BEAUBOURG
Another request for an impromptu photo in 2017
Sous les pont de Paris
There are not only tourists in Paris
October 2015 ©PascalMorsagne
Arrêt de bus
Rue Lagrange à Paris
The old woman of the Pont Neuf
1914 - 2014
Paris, September 2014, in the window of the Roger-Violet agency specialized in historical archives, I discover several photos of the First World War, including one by Caudrilliers/Excelsior-L'équipe, it was taken on August 6, 1914 and is entitled ‟Cinquième journée de mobilisation à Paris. Departure from the 5th line: soldiers wearing their identity medal‟. A century later, the reflection of two passers-by mingle with the young people photographed and I capture this impossible encounter. Today, how can we not ask ourselves if and how they managed...
2014 © PascalMorsagne