Monthly Archives: September 2011

What to do if you want to focus just one thing? The diaphragm (introduction)

Now, we are going to get technical but not all at once. We will come back to this topic several times. To begin with, adjusting the diaphragm and exposure time tells both the “camera” and the “observers” exactly who is … Continue reading

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We have arrived… now we can begin!

How do we talk about a place? The simplest answer is: follow your instinct, let yourself be inspired by the ambiance and start taking photos when you have found your personal interpretation. If instinct is lacking, then try starting from … Continue reading

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Seeking the genius loci (ambiance of a place)

In the hilltop city of Verucchio (in the province of Rimini) there stands a centuries-old cypress tree, which, according to legend, was planted by Saint Francis. The saint was known to plant trees (fig, cypress, olive, etc.) during his pilgrimages. … Continue reading

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