“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
These are some old shots in digital B&W made in the Brazilian Amazon Region at Negro River (no so far from Manaus, AM-Brasil) and its tributaries named locally as ‘igarapés’. The innundated forests are named ‘igapós’. Hope you appreciate them. Cheers!!! Continue reading
Life passes. Time is an inexorable, inflexible, relentless variable. And for many reasons – I couldn’t say which ones, but I don’t think I’m interested in knowing – they end up thinking that when they reach ‘adulthood’ (really old age) they are not able to produce things (anything, coming from any work) and that only he who is in his full ‘minority’ (read youth) is able to produce. Continue reading
Here are some shots of the Amazon (Manaus, Belém and Ilha de Marajó) taken in April 2012. I am suspicious in saying this because I love black & white photography. But, the strength of black & white is apparent, even though they are photographs of a region where there is a lot of color. Continue reading
I have a real fascination for mountains and their unique rocky vegetation. I feel that black & white photography is the best way to express how I see this incredibly wonderful ecosystem of Serra da Canastra (Minas Gerais state, SE Brazil). Continue reading
I don’t know how to explain – and maybe there is no need to explain anything – … I just like to stretch out on the roads … to lose myself on them and, perhaps, to find myself in their long curves, straights, downhill and ascents, itersections.
I always thought that extremely multi-colored landscapes – like the ones I recently photographed in Jujuy and Salta provinces, Northwest Argentina – should only be photographed and published in some way in color. But the results I have obtained in black and white have delighted me. Continue reading