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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 …

Cinema October 6, 2019 The trial by Orson Welles: cinematography

The Trial (1962) directed and interpreted by Orson Welles is a wonderful drama/thriller in black white. Anthony Perkins (Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock), is the main character. The screenplay of that movie is a film adaptation from Kafka’s novel The Trial. In this story a man is accused by justice, no one know the exact reason. The …

Street photography October 2, 2019 Last update on Instagram: street photography #4

Well, this is my last upload on my Instagram account. As usual it is again street photography in black and white. I’ve taken this picture during a wedding last month in Italy using my Ricoh GRIII. I’ve post-produced the shot with camera raw, photoshop and silver efexpro2 plugin. I’m not sure about the final result, …

Street photography September 28, 2019 Zen photography #1

When i try to relax myself with photography I like to photograph natural and simple elements in minimal composition. My favorite subjects are lights and shadows post-processed in contrasted black and white. This kind of pictures probably have a sense only for me, but this is my personal moment, my mental therapy in such way. …

Street photography September 23, 2019 Last update in Instagram: street photography #3

Here is my latest upload in street photography on my Instagram account. Photo taken at work with my smartphone post-processed with snapseed directly on my phone. I’ve used ultra-wide angle lens to obtain the overall effect. The picture is a graphic exercise with a deep perspective, diagonals, strong contrast in black and white and a …

Art September 19, 2019 In memory of Carlos Casagemas: Picasso’s blue period

Carlos Casagemas was a catal├ín painter and poet. He is famous also for his friendship with Pablo Picasso, they met in Paris and became friends. Casagemas fell in love with Laure Gargallo, called Germaine, a Moulin Rouge dancer. They had a liaison together but while Germaine moved on with his life Carlos was still in …

Street photography September 16, 2019 Last update on Instagram: street photography #2

Well, this is another article about my latest update on Instagram. Picture posted here was shooted to a friend of mine few weeks ago. Scene is spontaneous, subject is not posing for me. I’ve converted this image in BW increasing contrast and adding digital noise. I’ve shooted tilted my camera to obtain a more dramatic …

Street photography September 13, 2019 Last update on Instagram: street photography #1

I’ve decided to make an article for every shot that I’ll upload on my Instagram account (direct link below). Essentially it’s street photography. So let’s start with the first one.┬áHere is a photo taken with smartphone and post-processed on snapseed app. I’ve taken this during a wedding, persons in this picture are my friends, they …

Street photography September 5, 2019 My favorite street photography websites

In this article I’ve posted my favorite street photography websites. It is only a personal ranking. I’ve selected different kind of websites, from blog to street collectives. Studying other great photographers and being influenced by their art is important to improve our style and vision. In this article I’ll talk only about sources on the …

Street photography August 26, 2019 Find your personal and unique style in street photography

Style is everything in art. Probably the only way to have a personal style in street photography is to photograph what you really like. You have to give your personal point of view of this world, without trying to imitate nobody. If you have a personal vision you can also mature a personal style. It’s …