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Benoit Courti’s Expressive, Hauntingly Beautiful B&W Series, ‘Deep Black’

By Hanssie on November 7th 2013

Before becoming a professional photographer, French photographer, Benoit Courti was a music composer. A professional photographer only since 2010, Benoit’s background in music brings out a lyrical depth in his black and white images.

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In this series, ‘Deep Black’, Courti creates a series of symbols against a pitch black background. The emotion in each photograph stand out in the stark contrast of each background. His thought behind the process was to:

[Illuminate] simple subjects, minimal compositions whilst preserving a strong expressiveness.

To see more of Benoit Courti’s stunning visual images, check out his website.

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CREDITS: All photographs by Benoit Courti are copyrighted and have been used with permission for SLR Lounge. Do not copy, modify or re-post this article or images without express permission from SLR Lounge and the artist.

About

Hanssie is a Southern California-based writer and sometimes portrait and wedding photographer. In her free time, she homeschools, works out, rescues dogs and works in marketing for SLR Lounge. She also blogs about her adventures and about fitness when she’s not sick of writing so much. Check out her work and her blog at www.hanssie.com. Follow her on Instagram

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  3. spizzy

    hey you might want to re-up your website… NOTICE: This domain name expired on 11/06/2013 and is pending renewal or deletion.

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