… this lovely little car so dear to Brazilians and many people around the world has been a reason for photography for me over the years … I hope you like it … Read More
Photographic art has in its product, photographs, the inherent characteristic of two-dimensionality. But, ‘the play of light and shadows, and of colors’ (considered here as a form) gives certain images a three-dimensional character. It is an example of this characteristic that I want to show with one of my photos as a case of ‘an abstract optical illusion’. Read More
Forms…there are subtle differences between ‘shapes’ and ‘forms’ in photography: a story told by three sequential photos. Read More
—- “the sweet little white baby in the black nurse’s arms both of them bemused in heaven, a picture that should be blown up and hang in the street of Little Rock (AND IN THE AIRLINE TERMINAL OF ATLANTA GEORGIA) showing love under the sky and in the womb of our universe the Mother “—-
— Jack Kerouac’s original text from ‘The Americans’ by Robert Frank referring to the top photo of Frank from 1955 adapted by me for comparison with the (bottom) photo of the Atlanta Airport Terminal in Georgia, 1956 by Gordon Parks.
— 64-65 years have passed, these photos and the inhuman racial problem persist in time, resist in time.
— and Kerouac’s brilliant text also applies to Gordon Parks’ photo.
— everyone’s life matters, regardless of their skin color.
Found still life: in everything there is beauty in nature. Just look for what you will find. These photos were taken at a sand extraction port in the quarry of the municipality of Pirenópolis, GO, central west Brazil in July 2015. Read More
Some new shots on tree trunks and branches that have been interpreted by several photographer friends as different views of being humans or animals. Read More
In my entire life, nature photography (animals, trees, leaves, flowers, landscapes, etc.) has always been present. But, today I want to show something more unusual about nature. Read More
——- the Port of Santos and the rain——–
“Great point and counterpoint. Memory and predatory development. In cinematographicall terms there is an Italian neorealism touch given by the bike that appears to have been parked there for a character of one of Vittorio de Sica’s movies”. Photograph reading by Pedro S. Fadini-São Carlos-SP, Brazil. Send to the photographer via WhatsApp on October 14, 2016.
Maybe I shouldn’t start this post by inviting you to read it in full…..But, you will see that the subject treated in it is extremely topical given that it has everything to do with this condition of social distance (I would even dare to say, of social seclusion) that the world lives in these times of COVID-19. TEXTO EM PORTUGUÊS AO FINAL. Read More
This example in the attempt to emulate great masters of photography comes from a great photograph of Walker Evans made in 1936 of a negro barber shop in the interior of Atlanta-USA. Read More
What autumn looks like in a small urban forest near my home in São Carlos, state of São Paulo, southeastern Brazil. Read More
COVID-19 times have been tough but have provided me with an opportunity, with time and patience, to scan old negatives and color slides that I used so much in my film photography. And, I rediscovered the beauty of the nostalgic and bucolic colors that these films (I used regular 100-200 ASA films from Kodak and Fuji) reproduced. Read More