Frank Schramm has been fascinated by airplanes since childhood. Armed with his Hasselbald, he decided in 1989, while eating lunch in a Paris airport, to photograph the sky, and in particular the Concorde. These incredible machines became an obsession, leading him to observe more closely the world’s skies. He figured out the best “hunting grounds” and never hesitated to contact airline companies and airports to find out precisely when the Concorde would appear. With an obsessive devotion to his technique and aeronautics, Schramm offers veritable black-and-white portraits of these steel birds whose lines and precision contrast with our own fragility.
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