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

Black & White landscapes: the beauty of the rocky vegetation of Serra da Canastra (Brazil)

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

Monochrome or color landscapes?

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

Black & White Landscapes: Magic and Beauty of Nature

Black and white photography is a photographic aesthetic that I use as a personal choice, not for aesthetics per se, but simply because I love it. Simply because shooting in monochrome allows me to get images that mirror my view of the world, the things I think, the things I like, what my life experience has taught me. This choice allows me to represent in my photographs my reality of the world and the things in it. Continue reading

Profound Brasil

“The real is not in the exit, nor in the arrival, it is available to us is in the middle of the crossing” (Guimarães Rosa, in Grande Sertão: Veredas)

“Profound Brasil” – In it, what you find yourself, are very simple people, but very rich in the soul. Rich for giving themselves to the maximum and in an extremely spontaneous and true way. They are also devoted to the intense dialogues and open smiles. They are sincere and authentic. Perhaps all this richness signifies the main virtues of these people who are estranged, isolated, body and soul (and by personal choice), from the great cities and their customs and ( many) mass addictions. The value of these people is not only perceived in these characteristics, but also expressed by the value given to time, that is, to the meaning and use of time. Continue reading