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)”
I don’t know if you, like me, are fans of photography work by Stephen Shore (born 1947 in New York-USA), an American photographer famous for his photographs – as many critics say – “of objects, everyday scenes or banal, and for pioneering the use of color in artistic photography “. Without a doubt, Stephen Shore’sContinue reading “Why I love William Christenberry’s photographic work”
I am crazy about textures on the walls of the houses I see on the street – usually from older and often very degraded houses.
Diptychs, triptychs and polyptychs are not only fun, but an expressive form of photography as they may tell stories more clearly than individual photos.
What autumn looks like in a small urban forest near my home in São Carlos, state of São Paulo, southeastern Brazil.
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 andContinue reading “Nostalgic and bucolic colors of the old and good color films.”
We should not be afraid to create experiments in life and in photography.
Detail of mosaic by Bassano Vaccarini at Mercadão de Ribeirão Preto, SP-Brazil. Bassano Vaccarini (Milan, Italy 1917-Altinópolis, SP 2002) was an Italian naturalized Brazilian writer, painter, teacher, set designer, costume designer and filmmaker.
“The world is blue at its edges and in its depth…For many years, I have been moved by the blues at the far edge of what can be seen, that color of horizon, of remote mountain ranges, of anything far away. The color of that distance is the color of an emotion, the color ofContinue reading “The Blue World”
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.
The trips we take always leave us memories, many of them good memories that will remain with us for the rest of our lives.
I recently read on a blog that even though many of you have already photographed that before, you should photograph it. For one simple reason: your photos are YOUR vision of life, of people, of that place, of the world.