Flowers Art

PhotographerPatrick Desgraupes
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

Flowers Art is a study on flowers in studio on white background. Flowers, after having been removed from their biotope, evoke a feminine, refined universe, vegetable creatures draped in elegant dresses with delicate fabrics. Their beauty inscribes us into our own reality.

About Photographer

Patrick Desgraupes is a French photographer. He has trained on the job in different Parisian studios and in labs, in which he acquired an understanding of light, one of the strong traits of his current works. He made photographs of portrait, fashion, architecture, nature and still life. His work has been published since 2004 at Editions de la Martinière (his book on the National Parks of France gets the second place at the National Tourism Award in 2010 in Paris), in numerous magazines and brochures. He has become a recognized landscape specialist in the 4x5 inches large format camera, and his work has been published in the USA and in seven European countries. He has made numerous exhibitions in Iceland, Belgium, France for the National Parks of France and the Ministry of Ecology, in Slovenia, on the island of Reunion and in Guadeloupe. His photographs testify to his passion for light. He currently lives and works in France. He is a member of Icone Studio in Paris.