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Henri Thibault

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Fine Art print
Baryta Hahnemühle 315g
Alu mounted print
Hanging bars
Shadow
Gap Frame
Black wood
Acrylic print
Aluminium brace
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75,00 €

LocationLe Mans, France
Prints issueLIMITED EDITION 50 prints ONLY
Shooting date6 juillet 2014
Original pictureDigital
FormatsHorizontal
EraPost-2010
ColorsBlue
CollectionPassion
Henri Thibault
Henri Thibault

I came to photography by accident. My father Jean-Pierre Thibault called me one day to offer me to enter the DPPI agency, which he founded in 1965, specialized in motorsport. I had the chance to go through the back door and learn all facets of the operation of a photographic press agency.

From "small hand" to the Black & White laboratory via the archive, I learned the basics of photography on the edge of the racetracks in the 80's-90's.

At the beginning of the extensive media coverage of sport in general, the agency enlarged its activity to other disciplines. It was during this period that I was asked to take care of selling boats pictures by organizing a "Sea" department.

After a professional break at the passage of the century, during which I could among other things restored some cars (NR : including the Beltoise iconic Matra MS1 1965) I took back the viewfinder to mount topics for the press.

Born into a family where the car was its main purpose since its genesis, I bathed my entire childhood with racing cars and their history as a backdrop.

These are not the shapes and colors that interest me, that's what's behind the lens.

The legendary Jaguar E-Type in action. Prepared as a version "Lightweight" in the 60s for motor racing in the GT class, she will cross swords with the Cobra and Ferrari for several years running the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Monegasque Siassi Siam and Swiss Alexis Beaumont enjoy their 3.8 liter in Le Mans Classic 2014.

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Lightweight - 35 - Henri Thibault

Lightweight - 35 - Henri Thibault

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