Shooting & Definition of a Reference Visual Universe. A Workshop by Valérie Roubaud and Banjee

Workshop  /  Technics   ProfessionalPractice  /  29 Mar 2024  -  31 Mar 2024
Published: 23.02.2024

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At a time when social media and portfolios are so important for creators, Banjee and Lalé will be sharing their expertise as professional photographers and artists, teaching you the basics of shooting with a smartphone and/or a camera (composition, framing, lighting). They will help you define your aesthetic universe and create a lasting image. Technical information will alternate with individual and group practical work.

Costs: 490 € incl. Taxes. Accommodation is not included. Registration and reservation by a downpayment of half the course fee.
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When: From Friday 29th of March 2024 at 10 a.m. to Sunday 31st at 6 p.m.
Application: by a down payment of half the course fee, here or send an e-mail to
Participants: 6 max.
Languages: French, English, Portuguese.

The Teachers:
Valérie Roubaud and Banjee have been working together for several years to build the brand image of 'Lalé' (, conscious of the importance of quality images for the visibility and success of the brand. This collaboration has led to numerous press publications and partnerships with other brands and distributors.
Valérie Roubaud is the creator of the "Lalé" brand of textile accessories and decoration, with which she has taken part in numerous trade shows in France and abroad (Maison &Objet, Playtime Paris & New York, etc.).
In addition, as a style consultant for brands, her expertise over the last thirty years has focused on a global vision of brands.
For the last twenty years, Valérie has also been helping to set up press showrooms to showcase collections.
She regularly takes part in creative workshops at the Institut Français de la Mode.
Banjee has been pursuing a career as a photographer for some thirty years. Portraying musicians for the music industry, his photos have been published in numerous newspapers and magazines, as well as on vinyl and CD covers. He has exhibited his portraits in France at the Néotu and Re galleries as well as at the Grand Marché d'Art Contemporain shows in Paris and Hong Kong.

In 2016 Banjee was the photographer for the project "Un jour qui paraissait comme les autres" in collaboration with the Résidences gallery as part of the NOMADE Festival in Paris. On this occasion he took portraits of visitors to the gallery and portraits of ten shopkeepers from the 3rd arrondissement wearing the jewellery of the artists exhibited.
Banjee has also worked for many years with major French companies on their internal communications, as well as with younger brands. He is the author of all the images taken by Bela Jaffrenou, interior designer and ceramist, whether for exhibitions, for her graduation projects or for her Instagram account @ceramicsbela.