Sunrises and Sunsets by Maxime and Florent Courty.
We are two brothers and landscape photographers based in central France, 60km east from the famous ancient volcano called “Puy de Dôme”. We practice landscape and nature photography with a singular approach, our purpose is to celebrate nature’s wonders, in an endless quest for beauty. First, we search for the most interesting atmospheric conditions. We consider weather to be very important in landscape photography, it can totally transform the landscape depending on the mood nature has. So, we learnt some basic meteorological skills, in order to predict when the weather will be interesting, when magic scenes could happen. We carefully study our chosen location to seek out the best vantage point for sunrise/sunset. Of course, it’s hard to predict when a good scene will happen and there are sometimes nasty surprises. But through our persistence and determination we always end up satisfied. Each one of the great scenes we see could be hardly imagined before we live them, especially the most impressive ones. This is a strong source of motivation that will ever keep us searching for the most epic moment.
by Alexander Kitsenko
Sunrise Overture by Zsolt Zsigmond