Bastien Santanoceto’s Portraits Depict Photographers as Their Subjects

All images by Bastien Santanoceto. Used with Permission. 

Twenty-three year old French photographer Bastien Santanoceto’s Je Suis Photographe project is one that focuses on other photographers, with the fun twist of photographing them as if they are their usual subjects. A concert photographer on stage, a food photographer modeling a salad, a nightscape photographer watching the night sky.

Santanoceto’s interest in photography actually happened through his love of the cinema. “I shot my first short film, and I made my photographs when I was 17 years old. I think that photography is the sweet spot between art technology.” he says. In high school his cinema teacher taught some of the basics of photography, and since then,  Santanoceto has been hooked.

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