I can swear and, I believe, you are capable of not believing that in 2018 in Paranapiacaba (SP-Brazil) I took this photograph of the top of the diptych I was already aware of this iconic photo by William Eggleston (which is mentioned in the literature as “Untitled, Tricycle and Memphis, 1970”), but I did notContinue reading “Me and Mr. Eggleston (and our tricycles)”
…black and white is beaultiful…
The streets of our cities are an inexhaustible source of possibilities for photography. They are capable of changing the mood of photographers for the better. I come from this magic potion almost every time, carefree, I wander the streets where I prefer neighborhoods on the outskirts of cities. They don’t have the glamor of thinContinue reading “[for the sake of mundane geometry]”
This polyptych consists of photographs of 25 small catholic churches in Brazil, in the southeast of Brazil. It is part of my on going project on “new topographics, topological and typological” in Brazil.
These are some street photos on the theme of new topographics, a project that I return to from time to time. Hope you like it.
… that’s what I call my daily photographic trips, close to my home on foot or in rural areas within a radius of 100-120 km from my home with my car: phototherapy trips …
The black and white photograph for me is this: they are pictures with an air of mystery, of tension in the air. Mystery and tension suspended in the air as if in a micro second a posteriori there would be an explosion or another sudden change and everything would become different from this previous instant.Continue reading “an air of mystery…”
Inspirado num artigo escrito por Geoff Dyer chamado ‘forma: palavra + fotografia’ e publicado pela revista Zum em maio de 2014 encontrei ressonância para um aspecto de grande relevância para mim na fotografia que é ‘casamento da palavra com a fotografia’ ou da ‘fotografia com a palavra’. Para mim muitas vezes há, aí, um intercâmbioContinue reading “Emparelhamento palavra-fotografia (Word-photography pairing)”
Oh !, time … time, that damn-blessed inexorable variable … inevitable, unshakable, inflexible, relentless, unspeakable variable … the time that denies everything and erases everything … the time that yellow the love letter leaf kept so long in a drawer … forgotten there, but not from time, to time … time that wears out loveContinue reading “The power of photography: time, ephemerality and memory”
Even in times of quarantine and social isolation as I live in a very little neighborhood (low traffic of cars and people) I have been making my walks almost daily. I usually walk from 1 ½ hours to 2 hours. Always wearing a mask, but I don’t make contact with anyone.
… 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 …