Category: Film photography

Cars parked in the street

They may have travelled for miles, they may have come from the most disparate places, often very different from the ones where we see them: cars, parked in the streets, tell interesting stories when they are framed in their environment:

Posted in Film photography, Short photo essays

A short walk in Newcastle with my Bronica SQ-A

It was August 2012 and all I had was my Bronica SQ-A with the Zenzanon 80/2.8 PS and Portra 400. These are just four photos from that day, but I think they capture some of the local mood.

Posted in Film photography, Short photo essays

Parked vans that tell the story of a life

These photos of parked land vehicles (camper vans, motor homes) tell (or, rather, let the viewer imagine) a whole life story, that of the owner. The photos are, technically, extremely simple, and just frame a detail, unconventional and unexpected, and

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Gli alberi di Piazza Napoleone a Lucca

È una delle piazze più belle d’Italia. La bellezza deriva dagli edifici e dagli alberi; mi è sembrato naturale fotografarli assieme.

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iPhone 5 vs Olympus XA and Kodak Ektar

  While in Venice (Italy) I shot the same scene with my iPhone 5 (HDR and filters) and Olympus XA loaded with Ektar. I propose here the comparison, while noting that I have adjusted in Photoshop the Ektar file only.

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Vicopisano by day (or evening?)

I thought this scene could look better in an evening scene: I wanted to give highlight to the streetlamps. Photoshop then! In Both cases: Canon EOS 1n, EF 70-200 f/4L IS, Acros 100

Posted in Film photography, Photoshop: before and after

Tree trunks washed onshore

I was watching this photo on flickr of a tree trunk washed onshore, when I realised that I photographed several of them already, perhaps more than I wish to remember. Here are mine.    

Posted in England, Film photography, Italy, Short photo essays

Medium-format as a light travel photography kit

Bronica SQ-A is an ideal camera to travel light!

Posted in Bronica, Cameras, Film photography, Italy, Photography, Places and Travel

Colico! Stazione di Colico!

Colico (Lecco) è un paesino tranquillo…

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Parigi a 800 ASA

Shooting film in Paris at high ISO.

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