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 and Fuji) reproduced. Continue 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. Continue reading “The strenght of geometry and colors in photography”

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 of solitude and of desire, the color of there seen from here, the color of where you are not. And the color of where you can never go. For the blue is not the place those miles away at the horizon…Blue is the color of longing for the distances you never arrive in, for the blue world.” (Lisa Elmalech) Continue reading “The Blue World”

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”