Today I want to share with you a new book I just received, a true inspirational body of work considered the “bible” of street photography. The book, quite heavy and big, is produced by my favourite photographer Joel Meyerowitz together with Colin Westerbeck, and explores the development and history of the genre through the medium’s masters–Strand, Atget, Stieglitz, Cartier-Bresson, Lartigue, Kertész, Walker Evans, Brassaï, Diane Arbus, Robert Frank, Helen Levitt, Garry Winogrand, Lee Friedlander, and many others.
Reading an interview with the Italian photographer Gianni Berengo Gardin, celebrating the Leica Hall of Fame Award, I find this part very interesting an inspirational. and I wanted to share it with you: … What do you think constitutes a beautiful photo? I don’t like ‘beautiful’ photos. I think they’re totally useless. That’s something I’ve learned. I used to think “what a beautiful photo”, but one time, when I was still very young, Ugo Mulas was showing me his photos and […]
Today, I want to give you some sort of photography inspiration, inviting you to watch this beautiful interview with Alex Webb, the famous Magnum photographer, a strong reference and inspiration for my photography. If you ask me, which famous photographer you would love to be, if you could turn yourself into it, I would surely answer, Alex Webb. If you do, or like street photography, you will find this video really inspirational and full of interesting comments. The way he uses vibrant colours and […]
Vietnam, in the ancient town of Hoi An, it’s a new day of my trip and I decided to take a bike to explore the countryside and the villages far away from the city. While cycling through a small fishing village, to my left, I see three people sitting in front of the front door, intent on repairing a long green fishing net. The scene seems just very nice, natural and simple, but is the woman at the centre that […]