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Art April 4, 2020 Giorgio De Chirico can influence your photography – 1

Giorgio De Chirico was an italian painter and writer. He was born in Greece on 10 July 1888, he died on 20 November 1978 in Italy. He founded the metaphysic artistic movement influencing also surrealism (but he wasn’t a surrealist!). He was interested in the real reality behind the material world, he thought that art was …

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, …

Cinema March 23, 2020 Orange in cinema

In the first article I talked about red color in photography, painting and cinema starting from the definition given by Wassily Kandinsky. Orange is another important color in movies, it has the strength of red but also the vitality of the yellow. Of course is an hot color, it can be used to communicate different mood …

Uncategorized March 18, 2020 Instagram: the worst feedback for your photography

Instagram, probably the worst feedback for your photography. Don’t choose a social platform as Instagram to share your works if you want to receive constructive suggestions. This is absolutely the wrong place to “test” your art. Don’t use “likes” or “followers” to test your capacity, this is not an indicative score. Instagram is based on stupid …

Travel March 16, 2020 Russia – photoblog travel Part 4

Russia photoblog travel Part 4 – Finally last part of my journey has come; about 4 days in the magnificent St Petersburg, set in the north of Russia. I reached the city from Moscow with an high velocity train, travel was really confort and funny. Unfortunately snow disappeared completely once arrived in the new city. …

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 …

Travel March 7, 2020 Russia: photoblog travel – Part 3

Russia photoblog travel Part 3 – We left the beautiful Rostov by taxi one morning heading to the next destination, Pereslavl‘ Zalesskji, another small town of the golden ring. The place is more vital than Rostov but you can see ruined or abandoned buildings also here. The hotel was in the centre near beautiful churches and …

Uncategorized March 3, 2020 Backup: boring but essential

Backup is an essential thing that each photographer must face to keep safe his work. Today in the digital age we shoot more but print less. Essentially about 90-95% of our work is in digital format on hard-disk, social, website, blog, pc, laptop, smartphone, tablet… If you don’t save your work in more copies it …

Travel February 29, 2020 Russia: photoblog travel – Part 2

Russia photoblog travel part 2 – The adventure started in Moscow. But the day after we immediately took a train for the next destination: Jaroslavl’, the biggest city of the golden ring. The most funny and nice aspect of this second day was the trip by train; slow but at the same time particular and …