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Street photography January 11, 2020 Last update on Instagram: street photography #8

My latest street photography photo on my Instagram account was taken in Rome in 2019. I was going to Piazza Venezia when I saw this interesting subject on the other side of the street. Playing with shadows and lights I decided to under-exposed the photo creating a nice silhouette. I’ve taken different shots of that …

Landscape photography Street photography January 5, 2020 2020: new purposes in my landscape and street photography

I’m actually satisfied with my landscape and street photography, but I think I can do (and I have to do) something more, better than this. I started taking photographs in may 2010 with my first camera, a Nikon D3000, a small reflex entry-level. Currently I live in a big city in Italy, Rome; so at first …

Street photography December 31, 2019 Out of time and space: street photography

In this blog I want to talk about a particular street photography session during a night spent in a place out of time and space. That night there was a clear and starry sky and it was cold and foggy outside. I’ve spent about 12 hours in a place with a melancholy and depressed mood. There …

Street photography November 24, 2019 Last update on Instagram: street photography #7

Latest update on my Instagram street photography: this shot was taken few months ago in Rome with my Ricoh GRIII, it was a sunny day, early morning. I’ve post-processed it using camera raw, silver Efex pro 2 (plugin) and photoshop. I was walking along the street when I’ve seen this women on the other side. She looked …

Street photography November 11, 2019 Monday snapshots

It’s Monday, back to work, again traffic… Today it’s rainy in Rome. I’ve taken some snapshots using my smartphone this morning. I was inspired by rain and cold, I photographed what inspired and interested me. Enjoy my stream of consciousness. That’s all folks Stay well, have always light in your life Best, F.S Read also: The …

Landscape photography Street photography November 10, 2019 Random photos of the week-end

I’ve taken this shot during 9-10 Nov 2019, a weekend. I was in Umbria (Italy) visiting places of my childhood. As usual I’ve taken random photographs using my smartphone, post-producing directly with snapseed app. I shoot what I like, never asking why and how. I take photos in a sort of stream of cosciousness based on …

Book review Street photography November 4, 2019 Daido Moriyama How I take photographs – book review

Well, I’ve just bought and read the new book Daido Moriyama How I take photographs written by Takeshi Nakamoto, about Daido Moriyama’s snapshots. Essentially this book isn’t only about street photography. The idea behind this project was “to translate on paper” different shooting sessions on the street of the great photographer Daido Moriyama. Here is the official …

Street photography October 24, 2019 Last update on Instagram: street photography #6

My last street photography update on my Instagram account. This one was taken few months ago, using my Ricoh GRIII. I’ve chosen this frame by a small series of the same scene. I was interested in the hand gesture and I was lucky to have a dark background. Image is simple and the message too. …

Street photography October 15, 2019 Last update on Instagram: street photography #5

Again street photography in Rome as latest update in my Instagram account. I’ve taken this picture with my Ricoh GRIII it was march 2019. I’ve shooted quickly in snap mode as I’ve seen this women. Camera was set with diaphrgam priority, probably the shutter speed was relatively slow because I’ve obtained this nice blurred photo. I like …

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 …

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