Bronze 2022 Book / Nature
« Puffin dream » goes far beyond the photographic book complemented with narratives. First and foremost it is the timeless and unprecedented human covenant between a naturalist photographer and prominent scientists.
This work of art highlights all the research works carried out in the colonies around the world and reveals itself as a tribute to the men and women who are devoting their lives to the species.
More than six years of field survey and three years of writing were dedicated to the successful completion of the project.
« Puffin dream » was born from a dream.
The dream to go on enjoy
Laurent Echenoz was born on the banks of the Doubs and grew up in a peaceful
village, near a Franche-Comté forest. Very early on, his permanent immersion in this
unspoiled nature developed his sense of observing and listening to fauna and flora.
Naturalist photographer and avangardist, Laurent first learned many photographic
techniques from the best specialists. Then he created his style, playing with
originality with light, framing and pause time. Each image comes to life after many
hours of waiting for the moment.
Laurent's photography sublimates Nature. It invites us to travel to the heart