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Au fil des ombres

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Léon photographies (Saint-Priest-des-Champs, France) on 22 May 2017 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Cubjac - In the village (Dordogne), France

Tout un monde se dessinait le long des rues étroites de nos villages, celui des ombres que les heures faisaient vaciller, celui que les rides du temps laissaient à la postérité. En longeant ces murs que notre présent aseptisé abandonnait à nos regards souriants de nostalgie, nous vagabondions dans l’espoir que nos futurs en fassent de même. Nous abandonner était la meilleure chose qui puisse arriver à nos âmes libres.

An entire world was being drawn along the narrow streets of our villages, the one of the shadows that the time was having wobbling, the one that the wrinkles of the time were leaving to posterity. While going along these walls that our sterilized present was abandoning to our smiling looks of nostalgy, we were wandering in hope that our futures would do the same. Abandoning us was the best thing that could happen to our free souls.

From inside cultures, people and countries, Léon wants to reflect the world as it is. With and without lines, Léon tries not to lie about what he sees and lets know what people express, and what landscapes tell. Photographic work processed with films (Ilford HP5, XP2, FP4, Pan 100 & Pan 50, Portra 800, 400 & 160, Velvia 100 & 50, Sensia 100, Ektar 100, APX 100, Fomapan 200, Tri-X 400, Rolleï 400, BW400CN & Superia 400) by Nikkormat FS, 1968 & Praktica MTL5, 1984.