Marchand and Meffre

I have kept a keen eye on the young French photography duo Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre since their very fine book, 'The ruins of Detroit' came out a few years ago. I am always intrigued with photographic partnerships and often wonder if there is behind the scenes fighting as to who shot what, and who is best. But lets face it, most photographers are far to self centered to 'share' with another photographer (including myself), and for that reason alone I think these guys are a bit special.
There new book, 'Gunkanjima' is superb and even though the whole concept of beauty in decay has been done to death, these guys do it well and with purpose, not just for the sake of it..

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