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Chyett De Landrón-Smith

Chyett De...



When speaking of photography, Edward Weston once said that taking photos was "a way of self-development, a means to discover and identify oneself with all the manifestations of basic forms – with nature , the source." To me, photography has always been about self-expression, mingled with a desire to better understand the world we live in and my place in it. I developed an interest in photography at an early age in San Francisco, USA. Although my parents recall me walking around with their camera at the age of 3, I didn't get a camera of my own until the age of 15. My eldest brother had moved to Europe and it was in Paris, and Rome that I began to understand how much I loved making photographs. My interest in Europe eventually led me to move to France and later Switzerland. At the time, I photographed a lot of musical performances and events held by organizations affiliated with the United Nations. Although I love many forms of photography, I am most taken with street and portrait photography
  • Canon 5D Mark II
  • Leica M9-P
  • Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH
  • Lensbaby Composer
  • Canon 85mm f/1.8
  • Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L
  • Canon 17-40mm f/4.0L
  • Singh-Ray Vari ND
  • Singh-Ray Rev-GND 2-STOP
  • Singh-Ray Rev-GND 3-STOP
  • Singh-Ray GND 3-STOP (HARD)
  • Singh-Ray GND 3-STOP (SOFT)
  • Singh-Ray GND 2-STOP (SOFT)
  • Manfrotto 458B Neotec Pro Photo Tripod
  • Manfrotto MA190CXPRO4 190CXPRO4 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod Legs
  • Canon Speedlite 580EX II
  • B+W 77mm Kaeseman Circular Polarizer (MRC)

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