These are some street photos on the theme of new topographics, a project that I return to from time to time. Hope you like it.
… that’s what I call my daily photographic trips, close to my home on foot or in rural areas within a radius of 100-120 km from my home with my car: phototherapy trips …
The black and white photograph for me is this: they are pictures with an air of mystery, of tension in the air. Mystery and tension suspended in the air as if in a micro second a posteriori there would be an explosion or another sudden change and everything would become different from this previous instant. For me, nothing like street photography to fill these pre-requisites.
… records of industrial architecture, São Carlos, SP-Brazil … Read More
Even in times of quarantine and social isolation as I live in a very little neighborhood (low traffic of cars and people) I have been making my walks almost daily. I usually walk from 1 ½ hours to 2 hours. Always wearing a mask, but I don’t make contact with anyone. Read More
… this lovely little car so dear to Brazilians and many people around the world has been a reason for photography for me over the years … I hope you like it … Read More
Photographic art has in its product, photographs, the inherent characteristic of two-dimensionality. But, ‘the play of light and shadows, and of colors’ (considered here as a form) gives certain images a three-dimensional character. It is an example of this characteristic that I want to show with one of my photos as a case of ‘an abstract optical illusion’. Read More
Forms…there are subtle differences between ‘shapes’ and ‘forms’ in photography: a story told by three sequential photos. Read More
—- “the sweet little white baby in the black nurse’s arms both of them bemused in heaven, a picture that should be blown up and hang in the street of Little Rock (AND IN THE AIRLINE TERMINAL OF ATLANTA GEORGIA) showing love under the sky and in the womb of our universe the Mother “—-
— Jack Kerouac’s original text from ‘The Americans’ by Robert Frank referring to the top photo of Frank from 1955 adapted by me for comparison with the (bottom) photo of the Atlanta Airport Terminal in Georgia, 1956 by Gordon Parks.
— 64-65 years have passed, these photos and the inhuman racial problem persist in time, resist in time.
— and Kerouac’s brilliant text also applies to Gordon Parks’ photo.
— everyone’s life matters, regardless of their skin color.
Found still life: in everything there is beauty in nature. Just look for what you will find. These photos were taken at a sand extraction port in the quarry of the municipality of Pirenópolis, GO, central west Brazil in July 2015. Read More
Some new shots on tree trunks and branches that have been interpreted by several photographer friends as different views of being humans or animals. Read More