This is a wonderful, insightful, candid interview — rich with photographic insights, humanity and compassion.

French photographer Alain Laboile is a self-taught master of intimate photography, focusing on his own family. He photographs the freedoms of childhood among six siblings “at the edge of the world” in rural France.


Editors’ note: Interviewed at his home by Alexander Strecker, Assistant Editor, Lens Culture; and Clara Abi Nader, Editorial Assistant, Videographer and Editor, LensCulture.

See additional video excerpts from our interview with Alain Laboile on Part 1:
Interview with Alain Laboile, Part 1

To see more of his amazing photographs, see:

La Famille
La Famille, Chapter 2 - Color
Reflexion Au Tour Du Bassin

We express our gratitude to Alain Laboile and his family for their generosity, wisdom, joy and hospitality.