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Street photography October 27, 2020 Street photography: common pitfalls of the mind

Mind could be an enemy when you’re doing street photography. Bad thoughts  affect negatively your street session. Your mind must be free, open to reality and everyday life, waiting for the decisive moment and serendipity. Street photography is really hard to practice. Usually I’m lonely on the streets with good and bad thoughts. How many …

Street photography Travel October 11, 2020 Street photography travel: Venice 2019

I’ve been in Venice in novembre 2019 for three days. Many months ago I’ve posted a sort of travel blog (made of three articles, links below) divided for days with pictures taken with my smartphone. Now, on semptember 2020, I’ve, finally, edited photos taken in that weekend spent in Venice. I’m not really satisfied by …

Street photography September 16, 2020 The street photography of Daniel Arnold

Today I want to talk about Daniel Arnold’s street photography. He is one of my favorite contemporary photographer on the streets; he usually takes pictures in NYC, Brooklyn. He is a full time street photographer and reportagist, he collaborates with international websites and newspapers as Vogue and The New York Times. He became famous on …

Street photography September 11, 2020 Street photography: evolution in the last decade

Modern street photography is evolving. In the last decade style has completely changed. First of all street photography, thanks to social media and digital cameras, has been successful after 2010. A lot of collectives, contests, workshops, exhibitions, blogs (included this one) were born in the last ten years. But most of all style has changed differentiating …

Art Street photography September 8, 2020 Slaughterhouse as Antichrist: painting and street photography

Ok, the title is a bit strange and mysterious but it’s not a “clickbait”. I want to talk about something new and interesting: the representation of slaughterhouse in paintings and street photography (reportage). Before starting I’ll say you a couple of things. First of all I’m not vegetarian. Second, these are only my ideas about …

Street photography September 2, 2020 Street photography latest update on my Instagram: lovers in Rome

Again my favorite theme for street photography: lovers. Actually I’m not in the mood to edit photos so I’m searching back old photos to upload on my Instagram. This picture was taken in Rome in 2010, the year I started to photograph. I was with my first camera, an entry level reflex, the Nikon D3000 …

Street photography August 24, 2020 Street photography: style is everything

When we talk about street photography (and art in general) style is everything. Having a personal style means that we can recognize the photographer looking at his photos without reading the name.  It’s not obvious. In my opinion the only way to have a personal style is to photograph what you really like. You have to …

Street photography July 24, 2020 Joel Meyerowitz’s street photography: surrealism in real life

I want to talk about a great contemporary photographer still alive and working on the streets: his name is Joel Meyerowitz famous for his street photography and other great reportages as Cape Light, Ground Zero in NYC, Val D’Orcia in Tuscany… I like the way he got inspired by famous painters. For example thinking to …

Street photography July 18, 2020 Surreal street photography session

It has been a surreal street photography session. I’ve taken this photo last winter in Rome before the covid lockdown due to coronavirus during a street photography session in the morning. In this particular photo the location was Fontana di Trevi in the city centre. Streets were full of people and tourists yet, it was another …

Art Street photography July 15, 2020 20th century painting and street photography – Part 1

In this article I want to talk about parallelisms between street photography and 20th century painting. There were many important and different avan-gards in the last century: futurism, fauvism, post-impressionism, expressionism (american and european), symbolism, abstractionism, fauvism, cubism… Many artists closed with classicism and started to paint something new. But in this article I’m more interested …

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