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Street photography July 24, 2020 Joel Meyerowitz’s street photography: surrealism in real life

I want to talk about a great contemporary photographer still alive and working on the streets: his name is Joel Meyerowitz famous for his street photography and other great reportages as Cape Light, Ground Zero in NYC, Val D’Orcia in Tuscany… I like the way he got inspired by famous painters. For example thinking to …

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, …

Street photography May 7, 2019 My surreal street photography

Small series of surreal street shots taken by me in Rome. I love surrealism in street photography. These kind of images are so strange and enigmatic. Often I underexposed -2/-3 stop to obtain closed shadows and more saturation. To create more mistery and suspence usually I don’t show people faces. As I said in previous …

Art February 3, 2019 Surrealism in painting, street photography and cinema

Surrealism is an artistic movement born in Europe in the early 1920s as an evolution of dadaism. Here is Breton’s surrealist manifesto published in 1924: “Psychic automatism in its pure state, by which one proposes to express — verbally, by means of the written word, or in any other manner — the actual functioning of thought. …