A photographic landscape observatory consists of setting up, on a given territory, a photographic watch in order to study how landscape changes. A photographer on this type of project must produce an aesthetically pleasing work, which functions both as an art object and a documentary, understandable in other contexts (historical, sociological); the intention being that all occupants of this territory, from environmental management professionals to tourists, from politicians to residents, make their own use of these images.
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