2014 Photo Contest, Staged Portraits, 2nd prize

Mother and Son


Denis Dailleux

Agence VU

20 April, 2012

Cairo, Egypt

Mahmoud and his mother.


Egyptian bodybuilders pose with their mothers. In Egypt, perfecting one’s physique is a popular pursuit, and can be a source of family pride.

About the photographer

Denis Dailleux

Denis Dailleux was born in 1958 in Angers, France. He has published a series of photography books all portraying Egypt, Cairo and his impressions of the revolution. His photograp...

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