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 “Monochrome or color landscapes?”

Always shoot even knowing that many have photographed it before. Jujuy Palette. Part I.

I recently read on a blog that even though many of you have already photographed that before, you should photograph it. For one simple reason: your photos are YOUR vision of life, of people, of that place, of the world. Continue reading “Always shoot even knowing that many have photographed it before. Jujuy Palette. Part I.”

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 “Black & White Landscapes: Magic and Beauty of Nature”

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 “Profound Brasil”

Love Inscriptions

Oh the love! With so many ways to be expressed.
In Brazil – and I believe in other countries too – there is, as a tradition, to record it through inscriptions or engravings made (with some sharp object) on tree trunks. They usually record names or initials of the couple, which is usually also surrounded by a heart, and sometimes the date of registration. Continue reading “Love Inscriptions”

Save the largest tropical rainforest in the world: the Amazon.

Save the largest tropical rainforest in the world: the Amazon.

Let us be indignant at what is happening to the largest rainforest in the world. With what these abominable actions of the Brazilian federal government are proposing for the future of this forest.

Scanned photographs of color slides made in the early and late 1980s.