Fast-paced and frenzied city photographs that look like cubism artwork

in Inspiration / Photography

Cities are fascinating, frantic and busy places. Time seems to rush by faster than anywhere else when one exists in an urban metropolis. It's a state of being that Laurent Dequick loves to convey in a series of photographs entitled Vibrations Urbaines. But when you look closely at his work, you'd easily mistake each portrait to be a cubism painting, rather than a photograph.

So how does he do it? Each image is a collective sequence of multiple photographs, overlapped and superimposed together to visually reflect the chaos and congestion of large cities, capturing the colourful energy and frenzy of places such as New York, London, Paris and Berlin.

He explains: “Along the streets, the lights, the noise, the traffic, the swarms of pedestrians, the blend of smells, are so fascinating that no single shot can entirely capture it. Do choices have to be made? I don’t think so; I don’t want to…”

You can purchase one of Dequick's stunning prints from Yellow Corner or discover more via his portfolio.

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