Monthly Archives: May 2011

In the city of Lucca.

My children were painting with me. We were sitting in the shade in a small side street of Via Beccheria, which faces onto the square of the Church of St. Michael. A wave of tourists in shorts and caps with … Continue reading

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Looking for the primordial city.

Sunset in Benares: Firstly, I laid out the composition in pencil during the course of an afternoon. Then, to capture that special light that announces the coming sunset on the Ganges, I wet the paper spread out yellow (Cadmium Yellow) … Continue reading

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Shoot as much as you want but only show the best.

When you get home from your trip, to not bore your audience, you’ll have to sacrifice a few images. Let’s say you’ve taken ten similar shots of a situation that you feel is indispensable to the story of your trip. … Continue reading

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Find your focus.

To focus means focusing the attention of the person looking at your photo on a specific thing that you saw. On common compact cameras, the focus area is aimed at the centre of a scene and sets itself when you … Continue reading

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