Although made in different countries, the images of the series “Shades of thoughts” by Valérie Six
are linked by the same desire to use shadows and light to capture and accentuate – in the manner of the chiaroscuros of the seventeenth century – thoughts, emotions and unusual scenes, thus recreating a romanticized vision of the city…
Fleeting dramas or winks that balance halfway between fiction and reality.


Valérie Six currently lives in Bordeaux, France, where she recently moved after living in Paris.
She studied Chinese and worked for many years in Paris as a consultant for French creative companies seeking business opportunities in China. In 2014, after two years as an amateur photographer, she decided to take her first photography course at the Ecole des Gobelins. This launched her new life as a photographer.