Alastair Magnaldo first encountered photography when he was ten years old, captivated by illuminated black and white prints. This luminous vision of photography has stayed with him. He tries to capture this light in his compositions. Colour is used for the unique purpose of adding atmosphere. Alastair Magnaldo is a scientist by training and remains attached to an experimental and creative approach. He decided to perfect his technique in order to free himself from technical constraints. Some of his photographs are photomontage, but others not and the viewer cannot be certain. What the photographer calls â€˜digital printsâ€™ result from this approach. ... See more See less
“I started to capture landscapes 20 years ago, before giving up, dissatisfied, but by injecting fiction into it, I am targeting fast human time, represented by the train and imposed shamelessly on animals...”ALASTAIR MAGNALDO
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