His beard and pasted frames came later. First came his three-year study of biology at the University of Quebec. Even though he did not make a career of it, an essential part of Benoit Paillé’s philosophy is our harmonious coexistence with nature. He then became a photographer with a degree from Concordia University, also in Quebec, in 2010. Benoit Paillé’s style is replicated on the Coast. The picture becomes a jumble of highlighters on paper: stained beaches and waves splashed with green tinges. The landscape, despite its excessive tones, remains sincere.