Louis Lagurgue, we knew him first as a maverick kid of surprising skills, fly carping from a tree with an improbable rod he had tweaked for the task. A city kid from Paris with an eye for the wild. He came back a grown photographer, urban and wild, with a powerful vision which will rock your concept of a snail, a tit (yes) or a flamingo. Finding magic in a simple place is the mark of a true artist.

He’s publishing his first book about Herons, subtitled A Urban Mongraphy. It clearly smells like intelligence and talent Order it on his website, or via his Facebook page. It’s 25 euros and that’s money really well spent. I can’t wait for mine to come…