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Philippe G


Escondido, CA
Hometown: Lille, France

Member since:

June 19, 2007


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Favorite locations/places to shoot photos?

Rocky Mountains, the Southwest, anywhere on or underwater and of course France where I grew up.

What type of camera and related equipment do you use?

Olympus OM1, OM2, Mamiya C220, Sea & Sea MX5 underwater camera, Canon A2E, Canon Rebel XTi I shoot mainly on Fuji Provia and Velvia

Who are some of your favorite photographers?

The Rosenfelds, the Becken of Cowes for their sailing photographs, Ansel Adams, Edward Curtis, Lartigues, Brassai, Robert Capa, Helmut Newton, JL Sieff, Richard Avedon, Margaret Bourke-White, Yussuf Karsh, H Cartier Bresson, R Doisneau,,, so many great photographers

Digital or film?

Both, but mostly digital now


I have had a passion for photography for as long as I can remember. I used to spend my Summers in my godfather's studio and darkroom. He gave me my first camera at 8 and there has been many since.

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