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Patrick Demarchelier
Born (1943-08-21) 21 August 1943 (age 73)
Le Havre, France
Nationality French
Known for Photography

Beauty is in the character of a person. It's about having an interesting face and about what's inside. Anyone can take a good picture.
Patrick Demarchelier
I do like beauty, but an older woman can be beautiful and a clever woman is beautiful because that beauty shines through.
Patrick Demarchelier
Photography is an accident.
Photography is like a moment, an instant. You need a half-second to get the photo. So it's good to capture people when they are themselves.
Patrick Demarchelier
Photographers have to make the clothes look fantastic; that's why we get paid.
Patrick Demarchelier
Only amazing designers think of the truly new.
When you grow up in the country in France, you have small horizons.
My stepfather gave me a Kodak camera when I was 17 years old. I started working at a local photo store in Le Havre, France, taking passport pictures and photographing weddings.
Patrick Demarchelier
Dior Couture is like art – they are the art pieces of a fashion house. Each piece is unique and made by hand.
Patrick Demarchelier
The dog is the perfect portrait subject. He doesn't pose. He isn't aware of the camera.
Patrick Demarchelier
I love all women. Women are sublime beings. I love all of it: their eyes, their noses, their bodies.
Patrick Demarchelier
When you're a fashion photographer, you must inspire a dream.
I don't stop at my past; I like new work. I like what I'm doing tomorrow.
Patrick Demarchelier
When you are a photographer, you work all the time, because your eye is the first camera.
Patrick Demarchelier