You saw one or two weeks gao a little page about an VC exhibition in Strasbourg, France.
I wrote at this time that I was waiting since years to approach a Malte Chrono QP.
The d-day came during this Vacheron Constantin Exhibition.
A phone call from Edouard Genton, the manager of our VC shop in Strasbourg, asking me when we could do the shoots, at home, per my request.
We planified this for the following week.
One hour before to meet, I called him to confirm if he was coming home.
Indeed of course, and he asked me which watches he had to take with. Well, the subject was of course
the QP. so, why does he have to ask me which watches ?
Oh, yeah VC Loungers ! I have to say you that in France we say
1 montre (1 watch)
3 montres (3 watch) so you understand that plural "s" is not pronounced in France
Literally, his words, by phone were
- Quelles montres je t'apporte (which watches do I bring with? )
- la QP bien sûr (the QP of course)
- oui, bien sûr, mais quelle autre ? (yes of course, but what else ?)
- une autre montre (an other watch ?????????)
So, Mr Genton came with 2 watches, because he has two wrists !
He gave me the two beauties, but did not stay at home, lack of time. I was speechless !
So, I was alone with these two splendid watches.
I had to be with efficient, concentrated.
Clean the watch as possible (remember that it was an exhibition watch) as I could without any polish or whatever.
I knew for long time how to shoot the QP, watch I knew by heart. The chessboard was ready for a long time.
Shoot, and do the same with the other watch.
But the Hommage was quiet new for my. By chance, it is a watch with a lot of "poesie". So, "she" did the play, "she" managed the shoots !
After intense 3 hours of shoots, go to shop, anxious, to return the watches.
What a relief when I entered in the shop, door closed, watches on table !
but What an experience.
That's the way I shooted these two watches. 3 hours, alone, with them. No right to fail, no right to damage them !
here it is
Some know this page.
For new Loungers, I hope you will appreciate.