Shakespeare and stock photography

I’ve been trying to build up a portfolio of photos of pages where non-adjacent words would mean something together. These words were extracted from William Shakespeare’s works. Shakespeare was not a stock photographer. Certainly he wasn’t a photographer; as for the stock part, it can be argued that he did …

Keyword dictionary for stock photos: images in personal perspective, standing, looking down

Photos taken in p.o.v. (point of view) i.e. personal perspective, while looking down, show our feet together with the environment where we are, and suggest to the viewer a first-person experience. Useful keywords for tagging our stock photos are: Keywords: personal perspective; looking down; standing; feet; directly above Additional keywords: shoes, pavement, sidewalk, …

Ghosts of Christmas’ past cameras

I’ve shot some Christmas pictures in the past years, and now that autumn is approaching its end and winter is arriving, I thought of showcasing a few photographic memories of the most abused festivity of the year. These pictures are scattered in time, space and photographic medium (iPhone, interchangeable lens …

Photos of walls as backdrops

Wandering through Tuscan villages is beautiful in itself and doubly beautiful for a photographer. The eyes may wander far away and meet villas, mansions, fields, nature, sunsets… but beauty can be found in close-ups as well and insignificant walls – old, stained, faded, weathered – can become an awesome background …