Montreal, QC, Canada
Photographer and storyteller, Jean-François Lemire covers events and human experiences with the same poise and sensitivity. His direct approach and intimacy with his subjects are palpable in his images, which convey his proximity and the unique rapport he establishes with the people and the moment he captures.
The storytelling and genuine sensitivity that emanates from his up front camera work have become his trademark, and Jean-François Lemire is now harnessing his genuine empathy and quest for realism in exploring new worlds. He connects with the people and the places that he captures. In his mind, photography is establishing a rapport, the quickest path to get close and reach out to his subjects. Lemire nourishes a true passion and reveals in his images his talent for descriptions and slices of life. Light, emotion and authenticity are key to his work.