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Street photography August 24, 2020 Street photography: style is everything

When we talk about street photography (and art in general) style is everything. Having a personal style means that we can recognize the photographer looking at his photos without reading the name.  It’s not obvious. In my opinion the only way to have a personal style is to photograph what you really like. You have to …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …