2012 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, Singles, 2nd prize

Dakar Fashion Week

Photographer

Vincent Boisot

Riva Press for Le Figaro Magazine

09 July, 2011

A model poses in front of a tailor’s stall in the center of Dakar, Senegal during the ninth edition of the Dakar Fashion Week.

About

Vincent Boisot

Vincent Boisot was born in France in 1971. After studying law and political science, he began his career as a press photographer with various newspapers in Paris. In 2007, he fou...

Background story

A model poses in front of a tailor’s stall in the center of Dakar, Senegal, during the ninth edition of the Dakar Fashion Week. She is wearing a dress by US-based Senegalese designer Yolande Ngom Mancini.

The Fashion Week began in 2003, as a private venture without government support, at the initiative of former model turned designer Adama Paris and has become a leading showcase for design from across the continent.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/180 sec
Focal length
20 mm
F-Stop
2.8
ISO
400
Camera
Nikon D700

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