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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 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 …

Street photography Travel October 11, 2020 Street photography travel: Venice 2019

I’ve been in Venice in novembre 2019 for three days. Many months ago I’ve posted a sort of travel blog (made of three articles, links below) divided for days with pictures taken with my smartphone. Now, on semptember 2020, I’ve, finally, edited photos taken in that weekend spent in Venice. I’m not really satisfied by …

Street photography July 5, 2020 Street photography in Rome: last update on my Instagram

I’ve added a small series of street photography in Rome on my Instagram account. These nine pictures were taken by me in jan-feb 2020, before the lockdown due to coronavirus pandemia. As usual I took photos using my Ricoh GRIII, that actually is my favorite camera for street photography. A quick personal opinion: Italy re-opened …

Street photography June 4, 2020 Street photography in Rome: just people

During last years I’ve been looking to photograph strange or exciting scenes in the streets. I like to take pictures of common life with his¬†common emotions as rage, love and sadness… But I like also surrealism, mystery in everyday life… ¬†Anyway the centre of my street photography are people, probably 95% of my photos taken …

Street photography May 30, 2020 Street photography, last update on my Instagram: love in Rome

Let’s talk again about my street photography in Rome. This is the last picture posted on my Instagram account santini_francesco. I’ve taken this photo few months ago before the lockdown due to Sars-cov2 pandemia. It was sunday I was walking in Piazza Venezia (Rome) when I saw this nice couple in front of me. I …

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 February 1, 2020 Last update on my Instagram: street photography #9

I’d like to talk about my latest street photography update on my Instagram account. I took this shot with my Ricoh in summer ’19, I was going to Morricone’s concert with a friend of mine. It was evening and the weather was really hot. I saw this interesting character and suddenly I was attracted by …

Street photography January 26, 2020 Dear Elisa Tomaselli…

Dear Elisa Tomaselli I never met you in person but I’m in love with your street photography…   I’m very sad to hear about the sudden passing of Elisa Tomaselli. She was a wonderful street photographer her shots taken on the streets with flash are full of emotions. Without doubt she was a talent, member …

Street photography January 21, 2020 Sometimes blurry is better: street photography

One of my last update on my Instagram account was a picture taken in summer 2019, in Rome. I was doing street photography before going to a musical concert, it was evening. I was crossing the street when I saw this nice couple. Quickly I’ve taken many shots passing by them but the exposure times …

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