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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 …

Cinema December 13, 2020 David Fincher’s Mank: cinematography

I’ve just seen the last movie directed by David Fincher. Mank was released in streaming for Netflix as exclusive in a period with cinema totally closed due to coronavirus pandemia. First of all I’d like, obviously, to watch it in theaters with a big screen. In this article I’m talking about cinematography in Mank. What …

Street photography Travel December 7, 2020 Street photography gallery: a new entry

I’ve just added another picture to my super-selected street photography gallery. I’ve posted this image few months ago when I was talking about my recent travel in Russia this winter. Image was taken with smartphone in February 2020. I was on a train in St. Petersburg underground in front of these two splendid lovers that didn’t …

Street photography Travel December 3, 2020 St. Petersburg: street photography part 1

First series of street photography in St. Petersburg. I’ve been there about 5 days in February 2020, the exact time the covid arrived in Europe. I travelled in that period of the year to photograph Russia covered in snow, but unfortunately I didn’t find snow… Saint Petersburg was the last part of my 2 weeks …

Street photography November 27, 2020 Street photography gallery: new entries

Few days ago I’ve updated my street photography gallery with two new entries. This gallery, always in evolution, contains only my best shots (or at least those ones I prefer). I’m really critic with my work, sometimes too much. I upload on my website only the best images while I use Instagram more for fun …

Art November 23, 2020 Five lessons Rembrandt has taught me for street photography

Rembrandt was born on 15 July 1606, he was a dutch painter and printmaker; his art was influenced by Caravaggio and Italian Caravaggists. He is one of my favorite painter, I love the way he painted “chiaroscuro“; with his unique style I was influenced  in doing street photography. So in this article I’ve decided to list 5 …