Stéphane Lavoué is a French photographer, mostly known for his portrait work. His images are often published in the French press. He also works on more personal series, such as the one included in the 2017 exhibition & book project called ''La France vue d'ici'' (France as seen from here).
Stéphane Lavoué is often requested to make portraits of personalities. He has photographed many politics and entertainment figures in France, Europe and the world in a rather "close-up" style (Vladimir Poutine, François Hollande, Jean-Paul Belmondo, etc.). His images frequently appear in the newspapers (Libération) and magazines.
He also works and longer-term projects such as his series about slaughter-houses employees in Brittany that was included in the collective exhibition and book La France vue d'ici (France as seen from here). A photography by Stéphane Lavoué was chosen for the cover of the book.
He published in 2017 his first personal book The Kingdom with "Editions 77".
Presentation by the publisher Editions 77 : [translated & adapted from French by L'Ascenseur Végétal] "I arrived there randomly one evening, following the sinuous curves of the North Ridge Road, a muddy and beaten-up ridge track, that connects the farms of West-Burke and Sutton to one another. I never had the impression of crossing a border. It is...