Giacomelli once again: ‘paesaggio-agricolo’ and ‘la buona terra’

Mario Giacomelli, born in Senigallia, Italy on 08/01/1925 and died in Senigallia on 11/25/2000, was a great Italian and world photographer, but he was also a typographer and painter.

Me and Mr. Eggleston (and our tricycles)

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)”

Why I love William Christenberry’s photographic work

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”

Nostalgic and bucolic colors of the old and good color films.

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.”

The strenght of geometry and colors 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 Blue World

“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”