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Beautifully Briefed, October 2021: Architecture Photography

Arch Photo Oct 21

Beautifully Briefed, October 2021: Architecture Photography

Two very different yet very impressive architectural photography items caught my eye this month. Let’s start with an article in the Guardian (UK) on Hélène Binet:

“It’s like being a musician in front a big audience. You can’t get it wrong. In that instant, you have to be the best of yourself, you bring your mind to a place, not to lose that unique moment.” Hélène Binet is explaining her commitment to working with the venerable techniques of analogue, as opposed to digital, photography[…].”

She manages to capture exactly the kind of thing I strive for — potentially abstract, detail-oriented, yet somehow . . . different:

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And:

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Beautiful. If you’re in the UK, check out Light Lines: The Architectural Photographs of Hélène Binet, at the Royal Academy, London W1, 23-October-23 January.

Meanwhile, from France, we have another: award-winning photographer Romain Veillon with architectural “decay:”

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Brilliant. More:

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He’s got a book out — Green Urbex: The World Without Us (French-language only, alas) — but the photographs don’t need translation. Learn more on ArchDaily.

Giles Hoover
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Book designer and photographer.