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La Petite Mort: a photographic exhibition – IDL

‘la petite mort’ is a French phrase meaning ‘a little death’, generally used to describe the melancholy after physical ecstasy, which is what photographer Hamish Ta-me has been exploring with: power, ecstasy and mortality. The photographer has been working closely with internationally ranked hip hop dancers and tricksters to help understanding the subject.



BY jesse

April 4th, 2011


Being a top ranked fashion photographer has enable Hamish to built a special lighting rig, allowing him to shoot bursts of 40 still frames in 4 seconds as dancers move across the frame.


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