Imitating (and emulating) great masters of photography: another example

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. Continue reading “Imitating (and emulating) great masters of photography: another example”

In honor of film photography

After more than 30 years I am returning to film photography. I do not know if it is to stay, but I am back … I have the impression that it will live well with my digital photography that I have been practicing for some 20 years. Continue reading “In honor of film photography”

In praise of black and white photography

There are many phrases already spoken about black and white photography, but this one by Robert Frank summarizes and symbolizes everything for me:
“Black and white are the colors of photography, which symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.” Continue reading “In praise of black and white photography”

‘Time and Patience’ (José Saramago)

“If anyone asks me what time is, I immediately declare my ignorance: I do not know. I hear the beating of the pendulum clock right now, and the answer seems to be there. And if the mirror shows me that I am not who I was a year ago, it will not tell me what the time is. Just what time does.” (José Saramago) Continue reading “‘Time and Patience’ (José Saramago)”