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Art Cinema Street photography September 13, 2021 Cross in art: photography, cinema, painting and music

A small gallery about the representation of cross in art: how it is interpreted by different artists in painting, photography, cinema and also music. I like the way cross is represented in different style and contexts. About painting:             Read something more about following painting by Rembrandt here.   In the …

Cinema August 12, 2020 Cinematography part 1

I love cinematography, it’s essential and directly connected to the directing work. In fact there is a connection between the director of photography (DOP) and movie director. In some cases there are indissoluble unions as Coen brothers and Villeneuve with Roger Deakins , Emmanuel Lubezki with Iñárritu and Cuarón. Cinematography is a complex and controvertial topic at the …

Landscape photography June 20, 2020 The zen in Franco Fontana’s landscapes

I discover again the beauty of common and everyday life looking at landscapes taken by the master Franco Fontana. Any time I look at his works I find peace, love and tranquillity. He shooted awesome pictures made of shadows, lights and geometrical elements. Minimalism and color are other two great important elements of Fontana’s work. …

Art Cinema Street photography May 23, 2020 Complementary colors: cinema, painting and photography

Complementary colors is another great chapter of color theory in art. Two complementary colors put together create contrast and dynamism at the same time balancing the whole scene. It’s a lively and harmonious contrast which contributes to create that aesthetic beauty sought by Giorgio De Chirico in his paintings. Wikipedia definition: The traditional color wheel model …

Cinema April 26, 2020 Wonderful photography in Federico Fellini’s movies

I love the great director Federico Fellini. He filmed many movies with stories set in Italy, usually about society. His characters are interesting, sometimes realistic sometimes caricature. I watched masterpiece as La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2, I vitelloni, Amarcord and Roma. I love actors like Marcello Mastroianni and Alberto Sordi. His early films are more realist …

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 …

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 24, 2020 Russia: photoblog travel – Part 1

Russia photoblog travel – I’ve spent about two weeks in Russia on February 2020; unfortunately for me it has been an atypical winter this year, not so cold and it has only snowed a little. I visited Moscow (passing) and certain cities of the golden ring as Jaroslavl’ (the biggest one), Rostov Velikij, Pereslavl’ and …

Art February 3, 2020 Vernissage Rome: art exposition

Last week I’ve exposed 9 photos at Vernissage Rome, an itinerant art gallery made by many and different artists as photographers, painters, street artists and so on… It took place in Rome at Palazzo Velli (Trastevere) on 31 January 2020. The experience was awesome, it was my first exhibition. I’ve been contacted through instagram by the …

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 …