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Art Cinema Street photography March 7, 2021 Light can tell a story: street photography, painting, cinema

Paint your street photography with a great light and good photos will come to you. I think that it is difficult (even impossible) to take a wonderful photo with a bad light. But you can take a bad photo with good light. We have a lot of examples in photography, painting and cinema that show …

Cinema Street photography June 28, 2020 Social classes and racism: street photography and cinema

The recent killing of George Floyd by a policeman in Minneapolis sparked a wave of protest in USA and Europe. Few days ago another black man was shooted and killed by a policeman in Atlanta. The harsh violence against black people is an increasing problem specially in the USA, the so called greatest democracy in …

Art December 18, 2019 Art as life expression

Art is a way to express personal feelings and view of life. In my opinion art must express the artist’s soul, his thoughts, his mood. In this article I’ve taken as example photography and painting. The same type of subject, as landscapes, may express different meanings and feelings; the artist has the power to tell …

Art Street photography October 13, 2019 Street photography: left brain and right brain

When you are in the street taking photographs don’t use your left brain (cerebral hemisphere) but the right one. Left brain is slow, rational, critic, analytical, problematic. Left brain thinks rationally and so could stop you from taking photos in the decisive moment. c. Right brain “doesn’t think“, it doesn’t criticize or judge you; it …

Art April 7, 2019 Art and street photography: first recap

Here is a quick re-cap about art articles written by me. This blog (started on february 2019) is centered on street photography and landscape photography. But i love to make parallelisms between photography, painting and cinema. I think to improve our photography we have to look to other art as painting and movie. Studying compositions, …

Art March 31, 2019 Finding a style in your photography: study Vincent Van Gogh’s last painting

Finding a personal style in landscape and street photography is important to express our point of view in life. In my opinion if you don’t have a personal style you’ll never be a real artist. Style is about composition, content, post-production and even editing. “Style is your footprint”. Today is more difficult to find a …