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Art Street photography October 13, 2019 Street photography: left brain and right brain

When you are in the street taking photographs don’t use your left brain (cerebral hemisphere) but the right one. Left brain is slow, rational, critic, analytical, problematic. Left brain thinks rationally and so could stop you from taking photos in the decisive moment. c. Right brain “doesn’t think“, it doesn’t criticize or judge you; it …

Art September 19, 2019 In memory of Carlos Casagemas: Picasso’s blue period

Carlos Casagemas was a catalán painter and poet. He is famous also for his friendship with Pablo Picasso, they met in Paris and became friends. Casagemas fell in love with Laure Gargallo, called Germaine, a Moulin Rouge dancer. They had a liaison together but while Germaine moved on with his life Carlos was still in …

Art August 17, 2019 Three Lessons Jan Vermeer has taught me

Jan Vermeer (1632-1675), holland artist famous for his canvas in which he painted domestic life scenes with an awesome light and wonderful colors. He made only 36 paintings in his artist career. In his works sometimes point of view is behind a curtain or door: we look like curious voyeur. In most of the scenes …

Art Street photography July 24, 2019 Life Inside – 2

Street photography and street art – Second giveaway in Rome.Previously I’ve left a letter with a photo street in Rome along the Tevere river; it was the first of the series.  This time I’ve put a signed and numbered surreal street shot inside a yellow letter left somewhere in Rome. I’ve taken this photo about …

Art Street photography July 4, 2019 Life Inside – 1

LIFE INSIDE First giveaway! Black and white street shot signed and numbered printed on high quality baryta paper. The photo was left somewhere in Rome… LightJet on baryta paper 13,5×9 cm     VIDEO That’s all folks Stay well, have always light in your life Best, F.S Read also: The circular rhythm of life Read …

Art July 1, 2019 The circular rhythm of life

Existence is made of births, growths, deaths, births, growths, deaths… Our lifes have beautiful and terrible moments with ups and downs. There is an invisible repetitive and circular rhythm that marks times and events of each one. In 1866 the Austrian Johan Strauss composed his masterpiece, the wonderful waltz The Blue Danube. This composition has a circular …

Art May 28, 2019 Three things Munch has taught me

Edvard Munch was a norwegian painter born on decembre 1863, famous for his masterpiece, The Scream. Thanks to his paintings I’ve learnt different important things in art, and of course in photography. In this article blog I’ve summarized three great lessons that Edward Munch has taught me. He isn’t my favourite painter but I love …

Art Cinema Street photography May 3, 2019 The wonderful minimalism in street photography and art

Minimalism in street photography – Less is more, that’s my opinion . I love minimalism in painting, photography and cinema. I don’t know the exact reason probably because I like the simplicity. Minimal images are more essential, so it is easier for our eyes to interpret them. I like to photograph geometries (repetitions of the …

Art Street photography April 16, 2019 The dramatic dynamism in Franz Kline and Daido Moriyama’s art

Let’s talk about dynamism in art. Two artist, the painter Franz Kline and the street photographer Daido Moriyama. What do they have in common? The black and white and the strong dynamism in their works. Franz Kline paints irregular lines and geometrical elements while Daido Moriyama tilts his camera to create movement and different point …

Art April 7, 2019 Art and street photography: first recap

Here is a quick re-cap about art articles written by me. This blog (started on february 2019) is centered on street photography and landscape photography. But i love to make parallelisms between photography, painting and cinema. I think to improve our photography we have to look to other art as painting and movie. Studying compositions, …