A picture paints a thousand words

With the annual Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival kicking off this month, here we look at some useful photo-related phrases and French expressions.

Where else could we begin but with the selfie, obligatory every ten seconds by today’s smartphone-wielding youngsters. Once upon a time, taking one’s own image for posterity was a more considered affair, and had the grander name of un auto-portrait in France. ...

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