Hi everybody. I hope this post will find you fine.
After the natural beauty of pregnancy (thank you very much once again dear Julia Restoin Roitfield), I would like to talk about friendship through Will Smith’s wisdom. I have the deepest respect not only for what this actor as accomplished in his carreer but also for his desir to share with us what life taught him. I try to make Will Smith’s wisdom as mine as I can. It’s hard considering his great achievements compared to my little ones. But I know my way.
FRIENDSHIP ! How can we live without friendship, without friends that will help us when we are down and with who we will be happy to celebrate our success.
That day of New York fashion week, after Calvin Klein fashion show, was another day of fashion week. Stylish women everywhere, beautiful style, great outfits and accessories : an heaven for street style photographers. But fashion weeks have always been about human beings and not accessories for me. Life is too beautiful to reduce it to clothes. I need to capture the beauty of life cause its beauty make me feel alive. When I saw Shala Monroque leaving the fashion show with funny Stephanie Lacava, I immediately understand that God, if exists, will offer me a sweet moment to capture. I always try to hide myself, to be discreet in order to capture natural pictures. The difficulty is that now people know me. How to make them gorgeous if they loose their natural ? By revealing their kindness, their generosity, theyir complicity on the go. Shala Monroque and Stephanie Lacava are not just 2 stylish women : they are friends, great friends. And that’s what I tryed to capture through my lens, during the few seconds that our encounter lasted. Few seconds are enough when you see life with love and compassion. Don’t stop life to make it fit to your vision, but embrace life and adapt yourself you witness how we, as human beings, can make our society better… I wish you dear readers to find your closest friends and be as proud and happy of them as Shala Monroque and Stephanie Lacava are of each other. I thank them deeply for helping me to spread my values to you.
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I must thank you all of you that leave me very kind messages about Style and the City, here or on my Facebook fan page. Some of you asked me why I don’t do like other street style photographers by taking accessories in pictures in order to be published by magazines and earn money that way. My answer lies in this Will Smith’s wisdom quote that I hope you’ll make yours.
Making money is important, I know that. But knowing what sens you want to give to your life is vital. It’s the lighthouse of your life. I found mine, helping you to find your lighthouse. Being the wealthiest man of the cemetery : thank but no thank. Have a wonderful day my friends and don’t forget that your great achievement will brighten other’s lifes.