All along this tragical period, Henri attempted to be closer to his beloved through a new medium of expression: taking and sending photography pictures.

Mon_escadrille_avant_le_d_part

Photography annotated by Henri Baudiment, Loos-en-Gohelle - October-November 1915: "My flight squadron before take-off".

Appareil_pour_vols_de_nuit

Photography annotated by Henri Baudiment, Loos-en-Gohelle - Octobre-Novembre 1915: "Equipment for night flight".

Nos_ambulances___Loos

Photography annotated by Henri Baudiment, Loos-en-Gohelle - October-November 1915: "Our ambulancies".

His privileges as an Officer were allowing him enough liberty to do so.

En_voiture

Photography anotated by Henri Baudiment - Summer 1915: "By car".

So, as much as he could, he kept on witnessing in pictures what he was seeing, what he was living, particularly during his periods of rest or of semi-rest.

L_Etat_Major_du_1er_Bataillon

Photography annotated by Henri Baudiment - Summer 1915: "Staff of the 1st Batalion" (Henri is standing, in the background).

Avec_nos_h_tes

Photography annotated by Henri Baudiment - Summer 1915: "With our hosts".

A_cheval

Photography annotated by Henri Baudiment - Summer 1915: "Riding" (his horse was named "Coco Bel Oeil").