Black and white photos by Gianni Berengo Gardin of everyday life in Italy from the middle of the last century: 20th-Century Photographs of Italians Doing Nothing At All
Month: January 2018
Flash challenge: black and white (1/18)
So I was actually intrigued by the rather bleak hallways… (in addition to the snow).
Little known photographs by Magritte
Best known for his surrealist paintings (think green apples and bowler hats), but Rene Magritte also utilized photography to create his surrealist vision. See the full article here.
Surrealism and Photography
The surrealist movement of the mid 1920s is probably best remembered by works from artists such as Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, or Georgio de Chirico. But surrealism was also represented by photographers and filmmakers, who found the new medium especially suited to creating images that … Continue reading Surrealism and Photography
Shooting square today
My first camera was a medium format twin lens reflex (TLR) which shot square format images. The square format forces a different kind of composition, thinking about a balance where all points are important and “resting” areas become extremely crucial. My Fuji X series has … Continue reading Shooting square today
Edvard Munch: Selfies
The famous Norwegian painter, whose work often portrayed dark, personal narrative themes, also dabbled in photography. At a time when it was uncommon (and technically very difficult) to turn the camera on oneself, he created a serious of “selfies”. Read the full article.