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Street photography March 26, 2019 Street photography portraits #1

Street photography portraits no. 1 – Shooting street portraits is always exciting. Generally I ask for permission to photograph people. If you look like a tourist there are less problems, because tourists usually take pictures of places and local people, it’s a normal thing. Generally persons on the street are shy and suspicious if you …

Street photography March 22, 2019 Lights and shadows in street photography

Lights and shadows in street photography – Light is everything in photography. Basically pictures are made by contrasts of lights and shadows. Contrast attracts viewer’s eyes and allows to distinguish the various elements of the scene. This concept has been taken to the extreme in modern street photography. Infact, opening #streetphotography on Instagram we can see …

Cinema Landscape photography Street photography March 18, 2019 No country for old men – Photography

I was Sheriff of this county when I was 25 years old. Hard to believe. My grandfather was a lawman, father too. Me and him was sheriffs at the same time, him up in Plano and me out here. I think he’s pretty proud of that. I know I was… … Some of the old …

Street photography March 14, 2019 10 famous quotes from masters of street photography

In this article top 10 quotes from the most famous masters of street photography. 1) Street photography quotes: Robert Capa If your photographs aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough. This though means that if you want take good street shots you have to be close to your subject (shooting with a wide-angle lens). This …

Art March 11, 2019 Study Cézanne for your photography

Study Cèzanne for your photography – Studying great master of photography is probably the best way to develop your photographic eye. But you can learn more if you examine also other arts. For example you can try to study single movie frames and of course paintings. In this article i’ll talk about Cèzanne; analyzing some of …

Street photography March 7, 2019 Smartphone street photography #2

Second series about street shots taken, processed and edited on smartphone. Smartphone is an awesome “tool” for street photography: it is a small camera, always with you, fast in shooting, fast and funny in processing and editing. Here is the link for first series of street photography with smartphone in bw. As I said in my first …

Landscape photography March 4, 2019 A day of landscape photography: the blizzard

Piana di castelluccio (Gran Piano) is a wonderful plateau (1270 m.) in the Appennine mountains of central Italy; it’s located in Sibillini National Park (Umbria and Marche). In this awesome place there is also the mountain Vettore (2476 m, highest peak of Sibillini) and Castelluccio di Norcia, a small village that lies at 1450 meters, …

Art March 1, 2019 Loneliness: Edward Hopper and street photography

Loneliness: Edward Hopper and street photography – Many people feel lonely even in a chaotic city, in the streets and bar among other people. It is really possible to feel alone even when we are surrounded by other people? Often people are lone with their problems and thoughts, sometimes sitting in a bar, sometimes walking …

Street photography February 24, 2019 Street photography: Stanley Kubrick

Many people don’t know that Stanley Kubrick was a great street photographer before becoming a famous movie director. He directed masterpieces as 2001 A space odissey, Shining, Full Metal Jacket, A clockwork orange, Barry Lindon, Eyes wide shut and so on… Kubrick is absolutely one of my favourite director. I love his way of filming, …

Street photography February 20, 2019 Smartphone street photography #1

First series of street photography images taken by me with smartphone in Rome. In such way smartphone is the better camera to do street photography: it isn’t invasive and is always with you in every place (work, church, street, home, gym)! Thanks to modern technology quality is good enough for street photography, moreover in this …