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I'm 26 and I'm a french PhD student in biology, passionate about the world around me, dressed in black, very cartesian, I photograph everything I like. I work with a CANON 70D, canon 50mm f/1.8, sigma 18-200mm f/3.5, sigma 150-500mm. I hope you will like what I do!
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Danse Macabre - The Dance of death

I presented you my big project that took all the 2017 year :) (Smile) I wanted to illustrate poems of Charles Baudelaire from Les fleurs du mal with photos. To know more about my project you can read this : Baudelaire Project

As I said I writed a book but all is in french so I show you each photo with the poem traduced in english for all non french speakers ;) (Wink)

Model/MUAH : 
Equi noxe
Photographer : DameTenebra

The Dance of Death

To Ernest Christophe

Proud as a living person of her noble stature, 
With her big bouquet, her handkerchief and gloves, 
She has the nonchalance and easy manner 
Of a slender coquette with bizarre ways.

Did one ever see a slimmer waist at a ball? 
Her ostentatious dress in its queenly fullness 
Falls in ample folds over thin feet, tightly pressed 
Into slippers with pompons pretty as flowers.

The swarm of bees that plays along her collar-bones 
Like a lecherous brook that rubs against the rocks 
Modestly protects from cat-calls and jeers 
The funereal charms that she's anxious to hide.

Her deep eye-sockets are empty and dark, 
And her skull, skillfully adorned with flowers, 
Oscillates gently on her fragile vertebrae. 
Charm of a non-existent thing, madly arrayed!

Some, lovers drunken with flesh, will call you 
A caricature; they don't understand 
The marvelous elegance of the human frame. 
You satisfy my fondest taste, tall skeleton!

Do you come to trouble with your potent grimace 
The festival of Life? Or does some old desire 
Still goading your living carcass 
Urge you on, credulous one, toward Pleasure's sabbath?

With the flames of candles, with songs of violins, 
Do you hope to chase away your mocking nightmare, 
And do you come to ask of the flood of orgies 
To cool the hell set ablaze in your heart?

Inexhaustible well of folly and of sins! 
Eternal alembic of ancient suffering! 
Through the curved trellis of your ribs 
I see, still wandering, the insatiable asp.

To tell the truth, I fear your coquetry 
Will not find a reward worthy of its efforts; 
Which of these mortal hearts understands raillery? 
The charms of horror enrapture only the strong!

The abyss of your eyes, full of horrible thoughts, 
Exhales vertigo, and discreet dancers 
Cannot look without bitter nausea 
At the eternal smile of your thirty-two teeth.

Yet who has not clasped a skeleton in his arms, 
Who has not fed upon what belongs to the grave? 
What matters the perfume, the costume or the dress? 
He who shows disgust believes that he is handsome.

Noseless dancer, irresistible whore,
Tell those dancing couples who act so offended:
"Proud darlings, despite the art of make-up
You all smell of death! Skeletons perfumed with musk,

Withered Antinoi, dandies with smooth faces, 
Varnished corpses, hoary-haired Lovclaces, 
The universal swing of the danse macabre 
Sweeps you along into places unknown!

From the Seine's cold quays to the Ganges' burning shores, 
The human troupe skips and swoons with delight, sees not 
In a hole in the ceiling the Angel's trumpet 
Gaping ominously like a black blunderbuss.

In all climes, under every sun, Death admires you 
At your antics, ridiculous Humanity, 
And frequently, like you, scenting herself with myrrh, 
Mingles her irony with your insanity!"

— William Aggeler, The Flowers of Evil (Fresno, CA: Academy Library Guild, 1954)

Danse macabre

À Ernest Christophe

Fière, autant qu'un vivant, de sa noble stature
Avec son gros bouquet, son mouchoir et ses gants
Elle a la nonchalance et la désinvolture
D'une coquette maigre aux airs extravagants.

Vit-on jamais au bal une taille plus mince?
Sa robe exagérée, en sa royale ampleur,
S'écroule abondamment sur un pied sec que pince
Un soulier pomponné, joli comme une fleur.

La ruche qui se joue au bord des clavicules,
Comme un ruisseau lascif qui se frotte au rocher,
Défend pudiquement des lazzi ridicules
Les funèbres appas qu'elle tient à cacher.

Ses yeux profonds sont faits de vide et de ténèbres,
Et son crâne, de fleurs artistement coiffé,
Oscille mollement sur ses frêles vertèbres.
Ô charme d'un néant follement attifé.

Aucuns t'appelleront une caricature,
Qui ne comprennent pas, amants ivres de chair,
L'élégance sans nom de l'humaine armature.
Tu réponds, grand squelette, à mon goût le plus cher!

Viens-tu troubler, avec ta puissante grimace,
La fête de la Vie? ou quelque vieux désir,
Eperonnant encor ta vivante carcasse,
Te pousse-t-il, crédule, au sabbat du Plaisir?

Au chant des violons, aux flammes des bougies,
Espères-tu chasser ton cauchemar moqueur,
Et viens-tu demander au torrent des orgies
De rafraîchir l'enfer allumé dans ton coeur?

Inépuisable puits de sottise et de fautes!
De l'antique douleur éternel alambic!
À travers le treillis recourbé de tes côtes
Je vois, errant encor, l'insatiable aspic.

Pour dire vrai, je crains que ta coquetterie
Ne trouve pas un prix digne de ses efforts
Qui, de ces coeurs mortels, entend la raillerie?
Les charmes de l'horreur n'enivrent que les forts!

Le gouffre de tes yeux, plein d'horribles pensées,
Exhale le vertige, et les danseurs prudents
Ne contempleront pas sans d'amères nausées
Le sourire éternel de tes trente-deux dents.

Pourtant, qui n'a serré dans ses bras un squelette,
Et qui ne s'est nourri des choses du tombeau?
Qu'importe le parfum, l'habit ou la toilette?
Qui fait le dégoûté montre qu'il se croit beau.

Bayadère sans nez, irrésistible gouge,
Dis donc à ces danseurs qui font les offusqués:
«Fiers mignons, malgré l'art des poudres et du rouge
Vous sentez tous la mort! Ô squelettes musqués,

Antinoüs flétris, dandys à face glabre,
Cadavres vernissés, lovelaces chenus,
Le branle universel de la danse macabre
Vous entraîne en des lieux qui ne sont pas connus!

Des quais froids de la Seine aux bords brûlants du Gange,
Le troupeau mortel saute et se pâme, sans voir
Dans un trou du plafond la trompette de l'Ange
Sinistrement béante ainsi qu'un tromblon noir.

En tout climat, sous tout soleil, la Mort t'admire
En tes contorsions, risible Humanité
Et souvent, comme toi, se parfumant de myrrhe,
Mêle son ironie à ton insanité!»

— Charles Baudelaire

Correspondances - Echoes
I presented you my big project that took all the 2017 year :) (Smile) I wanted to illustrate poems of Charles Baudelaire from Les fleurs du mal with photos. To know more about my project you can read this : Baudelaire Project

As I said I writed a book but all is in french so I show you each photo with the poem traduced in english for all non french speakers ;) (Wink)

Model : Ylena Hel
Dress : Pourpre
Photographer : DameTenebra


In Nature's temple, living columns rise, 
Which oftentimes give tongue to words subdued, 
And Man traverses this symbolic wood, 
Which looks at him with half familiar eyes,

Like lingering echoes, which afar confound 
Themselves in deep and sombre unity, 
As vast as Night, and like transplendency, 
The scents and colours to each other respond. 

And scents there are, like infant's flesh as chaste, 
As sweet as oboes, and as meadows fair, 
And others, proud, corrupted, rich and vast, 

Which have the expansion of infinity, 
Like amber, musk and frankincense and myrrh, 
That sing the soul's and senses' ecstasy. 

— Cyril Scott, Baudelaire: The Flowers of Evil (London: Elkin Mathews, 1909)


La Nature est un temple où de vivants piliers
Laissent parfois sortir de confuses paroles;
L'homme y passe à travers des forêts de symboles
Qui l'observent avec des regards familiers.

Comme de longs échos qui de loin se confondent
Dans une ténébreuse et profonde unité,
Vaste comme la nuit et comme la clarté,
Les parfums, les couleurs et les sons se répondent.

II est des parfums frais comme des chairs d'enfants,
Doux comme les hautbois, verts comme les prairies,
— Et d'autres, corrompus, riches et triomphants,

Ayant l'expansion des choses infinies,
Comme l'ambre, le musc, le benjoin et l'encens,
Qui chantent les transports de l'esprit et des sens.

— Charles Baudelaire

Couleurs mortelles - Dead colors
I presented you my big project that took all the 2017 year :) (Smile) I wanted to illustrate poems of Charles Baudelaire from Les fleurs du mal with photos. To know more about my project you can read this : Baudelaire Project

As I said I writed a book but all is in french so I show you each photo with the poem traduced in english for all non french speakers ;) (Wink)

Model : Galadriel Modèle
Photographer : DameTenebra

*Couleurs mortelles*
Son regard est vide et sombre
Son visage est noir et blanc
Noir de sa vie pleine d’ombre
Blanc pâle de la mort et pourtant
Des roses d’un amour rouge,
Eternel amour perdu
Dans ce sang du même rouge,
Dans ses mains seront vite rendues
Eternelles par cet art
Cet art qui fige l’oubli
Pour se rappeler plus tard
Du pauvre sentiment de la vie
Ce sentiment qui nous prend
Est le même qui la tue
Eternel incohérent
C’est le spleen que ta vie a rompu.
David, Un rêve de pierre, - poésie

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GudServo Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Helo there !!!

 well been out of picture for a while and will be gone again but before I disappear again thought I should check up on this one awesome photographer ...

 So how have you been lately? I wish I had time to look at your recent work in detail but sadly I don't yet I know your work will be as awesome as always...

 Oh yea what happened to the year end contest you shared with me?

 Also best wishes for new your
 Take care
DameTenebra Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2018  Professional Photographer
Hi :) everything is ok :)
Thanks for the congrats :)
I didn't win this contest :)
Have a nice year !
Thanks :)
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