Self-taught photographer, Raphaël's professional path rise in Japan. While he is working
as a model, he began photography.
At first recreational, he gradually took it seriously, Greater attention to frames, a keen interest in technique (development and printing), observation on the work of masters, notably Annie Leibovitz, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Peter Lindbergh.
The work of Peter Lindbergh is decisive: the desire to be a photographer is born, faced with the cinematography of black and white, the power it gives to women, the timelessness of images.
It was with the SY-DELORME duo that he launched his career as a photographer, creating images for international editions of publications such as Vogue, Elle, Madame Figaro and even Harper's Bazaar. Their artistic partnership ends in 2018.
Raphaël De l'Orme then expresses himself in a more personal way. He cultivates a refined imagery, the art of the portrait, an exigent reflection on lines, the construction of images, a constant desire to play on textures, colors.
His models wear  a contemporary allure, however anachronistic. Eyes are caught in the delicacy of the moment.
The will to present the non-present, the aspect hidden under the appearance,
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