If you are a dominant fan of ‘black and white’, like me, don’t be afraid of the harsh light of the harsh peak of the day …. come be happy with me! If you already knew, OK, but if you didn’t know, now you know …. Continue reading “Do not be afraid of the harsh light”
This is a subproject derived from my ongoing project called “RURALS”.
I want with this subproject to show the faces of rural workers, men and women, that I have been photographing for about 4 years. In some ways this subproject is like a record for the posterity of what rural workers were like in my adult years.
Unfortunately this is a record of the present times that does not include my time as a child and adolescence. But I will continue on this road in this project until the day my fingers can no longer press the shutter button on my cameras.
Rural work is marked by annual events that are the harvests. There are daily activities, but harvests are the culmination of rural work. Continue reading “Harvest”
It is truly unbelievable and remarkable what photography promotes in our heads, minds, especially mine, of a photographer. There are many “mind trips” that I go through in each photo shoot and then during the later stage of image selection and post processing. (texto em Português ao final) Continue reading “Rural Workers: New Protagonists. New stories. But “all things must past”.”
“If anyone asks me what time is, I immediately declare my ignorance: I do not know. I hear the beating of the pendulum clock right now, and the answer seems to be there. And if the mirror shows me that I am not who I was a year ago, it will not tell me what the time is. Just what time does.” (José Saramago) Continue reading “‘Time and Patience’ (José Saramago)”
One thought and one question: do we create an aesthetic in photography and then become a hostage of it? Continue reading “Aesthetics and other aspects of black & white photography”