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Art Cinema Street photography May 9, 2020 Underground: street photography, street art and cinema

Underground, an hidden and dark world populated by trains and people, an expanding contemporary reality in big cities. I live in Rome where underground is still small and inefficient but writing this article I’m thinking to other metropolis like Paris, Tokyo, Moscow, New York… Subway is at the same time a sort of interesting and …

Book review Street photography April 16, 2020 Magnum Contact Sheets, book review

Today I want to talk about one of the best book of my personal collection. It’s different from any other photographic book I have. If you want improve your skills in street photography this book is perfect for you. This is my review about Magnum Contact Sheets. It’s a collection of famous and historical pictures …

Street photography April 6, 2020 The wonderful light in Robert Frank’s street photography

Robert Frank, died recently, was one of the greatest in street photography. His famous book The Americans was printed in 1958 and it has revolutionized the genre. Unlike other masters (Henry Cartier Bresson) Robert Frank was less focused on technique: cropped pictures, grain, tilted views, out of focus, burned lights, blurry scenes… He gave more importance to …

Street photography April 1, 2020 Street photography Garry Winogrand: analysis

This picture was taken in 1969 by the legendary Garry Winogrand in Los Angeles. I love this scene, it is more complex than it seems, it has a lot of themes, stories, messages and possible interpretations. So I’ve decide to talk about this picture in an article blog giving my personal idea and reading key. …

Street photography March 29, 2020 Street photography: last update on my instagram #11

Street photography last update on my Instagram. I’ve recently posted a street photo taken in Rome few months ago with Ricoh. My idea was to hide head behind balloons just like the picture you see. I’m happy with the final result. I like the surrealism of that image, with the child’s face covered by colorful balloons, …

Street photography March 11, 2020 Street photography: last update on my Instagram

Street photography Instagram account – I’m really happy with the last photo posted in my instagram account. I’ve taken it many months ago in summer time during a lucky street photography session in Rome. I’ve seen the scene with these two lovers from afar and I’ve started to photograph. Unfortunately I was walking fast, I’ve …

Street photography February 5, 2020 Street photography with flash

A small sessione of street photography with flash made one evening at Vernissage Rome. I’ve used a pocket flash (the Q20 II) mounted on my Ricoh GRIII. As usual I had problem with trigger for remote control so I’ve used the flash directly on my camera. Essentially I tried to capture “long exposition” at night …

Street photography February 1, 2020 Last update on my Instagram: street photography #9

I’d like to talk about my latest street photography update on my Instagram account. I took this shot with my Ricoh in summer ’19, I was going to Morricone’s concert with a friend of mine. It was evening and the weather was really hot. I saw this interesting character and suddenly I was attracted by …

Street photography January 26, 2020 Dear Elisa Tomaselli…

Dear Elisa Tomaselli I never met you in person but I’m in love with your street photography…   I’m very sad to hear about the sudden passing of Elisa Tomaselli. She was a wonderful street photographer her shots taken on the streets with flash are full of emotions. Without doubt she was a talent, member …

Street photography January 21, 2020 Sometimes blurry is better: street photography

One of my last update on my Instagram account was a picture taken in summer 2019, in Rome. I was doing street photography before going to a musical concert, it was evening. I was crossing the street when I saw this nice couple. Quickly I’ve taken many shots passing by them but the exposure times …