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Street photography March 21, 2021 5+1 tips to find inspiration in street photography

How many times I feel tired and I don’t have any motivation to go out for street photography. Especially in this time during covid-19 pandemic with empty streets and people’s faces always covered by masks. A lot of times I’m dissatisfied with my street photography, I criticize myself, my pictures, my style, the way I …

Art Cinema Street photography March 7, 2021 Light can tell a story: street photography, painting, cinema

Paint your street photography with a great light and good photos will come to you. I think that it is difficult (even impossible) to take a wonderful photo with a bad light. But you can take a bad photo with good light. We have a lot of examples in photography, painting and cinema that show …

Street photography February 24, 2021 Lovers lost love: street photography

That was an interesting moment between two lovers I saw during a street photography session in St Petersburg in February 2020. Unfortunately  I made some mistakes and was unlucky at the same time. The scene in front of me was this: a couple was in crisis; the girl was crying while boyfriend tried to kiss …

Street photography February 18, 2021 My street photography during Covid-19 pandemic: thoughts

Due to covid-19 pandemic last year was really bad for my street photography. In addition to months with lockdown, when was totally impossible to go out, also the other periods of the year were really unproductive. Less people in the streets, less opportunities, less life… To make matters worse people wear masks covering half face …

Street photography February 10, 2021 My latest addition on Instagram: street photography with smartphone

This is my latest addition on Instagram, a photo taken many years ago with my iPhone while I was in metro in Rome. I like call this shot also “the human kebab”. I love the fact that hands have “different skin colors”. The cherry on top are the two shining rings in my opinion. This …

Street photography January 29, 2021 Three things Daido Moriyama has taught me: street photography

One of my favorite street photographer is the japan master Daido Moriyama. His style is so personal and unique that you can really feel himself looking at his photos. He doesn’t care about composition, subject, storytelling and decisive moment; he takes photos of what he likes in the streets. His works are creative and personal …

Street photography Travel January 19, 2021 Street photography in St. Petersburg: part 3

Here we go again with the third part of street photography in St. Petersburg during my last trip in February 2020 in this wonderful city of Russia. You can read more about street photography in Russia clicking on links at the end of the article. Let’s start with street photography in black and white. The …

Street photography January 9, 2021 Quit your left brain when you’re doing street photography

Your left brain could be the worse enemy when you’re doing street photography. Left brain criticize you, produce fear, make you think, make you more uncomfortable in the streets. In less words it paralyze the action. Active your left hemisphere only at home during the editing process, when you analyze composition and overall quality of …

Street photography Travel December 28, 2020 Street photography in St. Petersburg: part 2

Second part about my street photography in St. Petersburg in my last trip in Russia in February 2020. Also in this series a small collection of magic moment in the streets. From lovers to kindness between a father and his daughter, humorism, a rainy day… I really love to do street photography in St. Petersburg. …

Street photography Travel December 21, 2020 Street photography: how I made “love in St. Petersburg”

I’ve taken this picture in St. Petersburg during a short night session of street photography. It was February 2020, just before Covid-pandemia, I took this photo in my first evening in this wonderful city. I’ve been in Russia in winter to find snow, but as you can see it was raining. I’m very happy to …