Tumblr is a playground for aesthetically pleasing scrolls of images but The Other Day
, Quentin’s account –and suitably the name of his new book– is pressingly different. The images are all his own and they’re honest, unvarnished, intimate, off-the-cuff, gritty, playful; a heightened level of relatability is something that resonates, despite the fact that not everyone’s life is as photographic as this.
The big guns too are dying to hone in on his ocular vision – he’s shot lookbooks for Zara and Mango as well as editorials for several Vogue editions across the world, Porter Magazine and Le Monde. As De Briey releases a new book at Yvon Lambert
–a collaged visual diary of images spanning across his life– he speaks to Metal about the spontaneity of his images, the endurance of books and provoking emotion with his work.