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) Read More

“Photography is an expression of those (one’s) desires” – daido moriyama. 2012.

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. Read More

Amazon in Black & White

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. Read More