View from the garden

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The artwork

This photo was taken in the water, a little off the coast of Guéthary. Above all, it reminds me of my way of life, and the incredible luck I have to be able to work and spend time in the water, under the silent watch of these Basque crests.

The artist

“Between the ocean and the mountains, that’s where I draw my inspiration, where I find my whole universe.”
Originally from a small village in the Médoc, it is on the Basque coast that Alex Peneau decided to settle down and create his production company. Film director, author and photographer, Alex has a particular approach to his work.
“I got interested in images later in life, after having spent my youth making music. For me, an image is composed like a piece of music: it is above all the expression of a feeling. My approach to photography is a special mixture of mastery and chance. Inspired by the documentary genre, I give way to a lot of space for reality, and the unexpected events that entails. I have learned through photography that you often have to push a little further than the next street, the next hill or the next wave.”

Our savoir-faire

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