Poll: Sylvie Lancrenon, Carole Schmitz
Sylvie Lancrenon : Know how to steal the moment.
Sylvie Lancrenon started his career as a photographer in film shoots. He studied with, among others, Claude Lelouch and Jean Becker, where he learned to stage beauty and made it his artistic signature. After that, cinema will never stop‘Give inspiration.
photographer of‘intimate, knows how to tame the mystery, prepares his shots like a film maker. He likes to capture the emotions of the actors as closely as possible. His images are timeless and his eye is lively and fair.
Sylvie Lancrenon is a great portrait artist and no star can stand up to her. The most beautiful women in the world, as well as some men, passed in front of his lens. D‘From Isabelle Huppert to Emmanuel Bert, Vincent Cassel to Johnny Hallyday, Laetitia Casta to Isabelle Adjani, Guillaume Depardieu to Fabrice Lucchini, and even Charlotte Gainsbourg to Naomi Campbell, she has no equal in stripping her models.
He creates memorable covers for the most prestigious magazines, and also signs major advertising campaigns.
He is passionate about cinema and makes short films whenever he can.
In 2021, his book Ombres et Lumières led to him being invited to a national campaign.‘inclusion of people with disabilities. A remarkable work, for once, was able to capture that extra spirit that invites us to look beyond difference.
An artistic approach that can be discovered especially on the occasion of his new exhibition “Comme au Cinéma” at Galerie Vellutini in Paris from December 15, 2022 to January 7, 2023.
News: “As in the Cinema” exhibition – Galerie Vellutini 35 Rue Guénégaud, 75006 Paris
Your first photo click?
Sylvie Lancrenon : I started taking portraits of my girlfriends at boarding school when I was 14! I took pictures of them all the time.
A male or female character that inspires you?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Marilyn Monroe.
The image you want to achieve?
Sylvie Lancrenon : I will do it!
The one who took you by the collareD?
Sylvie Lancrenon : None.
A key figure in your personal pantheon?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Busts of Rodin.
Photo memory of your childhood?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Seeing my dad shooting with the little Sony.
L‘picture that bothers youeof ?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Next, the best!
What would your dream job be if there were no budget constraints?you will be surewrong?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Picasso painting
What quality do you think is necessary to be a good photographer?
Sylvie Lancrenon : be patient.
The secret, if any, to the perfect image?
Sylvie Lancrenon : To work, to search tirelessly.
The person you want to photograph?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Elle Fanning in Majoureau Forest.
An important photo book?
Sylvie Lancrenon : ‘Magnum Cinéma’ published by Les Cahiers du Cinéma.
Your childhood camera?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Mini Kodak.
Which one are you using today?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Nikon F3 film, pocket Leica and digital Nikon D850.
your favorite medicinewhat?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Life.
The best way to disconnect for you?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Swimming in the sea, ocean, swimming pool. Everywhere!
How do you feel about the image?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Perfection.
Your greatest quality ?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Laughter, joy of living.
The last oneemadness again?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Enter two exhibitions at once!
An image to illustrate the new banknote?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Isabelle Adjani.
What job would you hate to do?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Being in the office at Open Space!
Your biggest professional extravaganza?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Make Marie-Agnès Gillot dance on the dilapidated staircase, she hangs in the void!
Your dream city, country or cultureyou dopen?
Sylvie Lancrenon : India and Namibia.
A place where you never get tired?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Sea.
Your biggest regret?
Sylvie Lancrenon : I didn’t say yes to follow Johnny Hallyday with all his friends riding a motorcycle on Route 66.
In terms of social networks, are you more into Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok or Snapchat and why?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Instagram: Fast, efficient and more visible to see and dream about photos.
Color or B&W?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Both, preferably Black and White.
Lightof day or light againeartificial again?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Daylight.
Which city do you think is the most photogenic?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Venice.
If I could host your ideal dinner, who would be at the table?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Picasso, Dali, Marilyn and today my friends!
An image that represents the current state of the world for you?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Confusion, disorder everywhere!
What is missing in today’s world?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Generosity and kindness towards others.
If you had to start all over again?
Sylvie Lancrenon : I start over every day.
The last word?
Sylvie Lancrenon : Stop clapping.