A while ago, the photographer Suren Manvelyan became famous thanks to its very innovative project about eye macros. I am not into macro photography at all, as it requires an exceptional amount of dedication and commitment, much more than landscape photography for … Continue reading Detailed eyes macros on the budget
As you know I am now putting a new effort on improving my street photography technique. While I have collected enough thoughts to write a new post about how to create street photography (which I will write sooner than later), … Continue reading Meet Stu, a proper man of the streets
Note: I don’t like writing tutorials, as there are already hundreds on the internet. However if I have a personal interpretation of the technical feature, then I will be glad to talk about it. Introduction: As I am exploring different … Continue reading An introduction to photography with off camera HSS flashes
Anni fa, quando speravo di potere realizzarmi nella mia città, invitai un imprenditore del nord Italia a visitare Palermo. Ricordo ancora come fui colpito dal suo stupore nel percorrere il tragitto tra l’aeroporto e la città e come egli rimase incantato … Continue reading La città delle strade
I will write about my last visit in Palermo and how I found very exciting shooting street photography around the picturesque streets of the city. Meanwhile I will share the photos as I develop them. I started from this one, … Continue reading My first portrait of a stranger
Have you ever had that feeling when you know that things are not really under control? You got the gist of how things work, but you are also aware that you don’t know the details. Well, deep down we know that … Continue reading Reading this guide on flashes cleared up many doubts
I found myself thinking some times why someone would buy a specific lens. Well after years shooting, I now start to have a clear idea of which lens I need and why. I want to share with you my two … Continue reading My take on Lenses
I have been living in Portsmouth for more than 7 years now, and I have to admit, the Hampshire is not easy to take photos of. Dorset is already such much richer region, but Hants? There isn’t really any spectacular … Continue reading Catch Of The Day #2
I am not a writer, so I wouldn’t find the right words to describe a city like Rome, a city where its citizens can get bored around places where is possible to frame 2000 years in one photo. Continue reading From the archive – Rome
Just received the prize from the gurushots.com contest I won few weeks ago with the featured image of this post. The book is published by rockynook and sent directly from USA Seems cool! (I liked the cover) Continue reading New book!
Nothing special, just some experiments with blur Continue reading Catch of the day
You may wonder which prime lens is best for your style, but trying all of them can be expensive. One simple way to find an answer to your question is to use your standard zoom lens. It seems obvious, but … Continue reading Which prime lens? All of them!
Cappadocia, one of the landscape photographer heavens in the world. Continue reading How hard is taking photos of never seen before places? Very!
I find taking photos in the south UK area very challenging. It’s not because I have to drive for several hours to find some beautiful scenery, it’s more because of the difficulty to be at the right place at the … Continue reading Why it’s hard to take landscape photos in the south UK
I decided to take out from my box, where my gear was taking dust, all the tripods and stands I bought over the years to brush up on my lighting skills. The result of my first experiment was this: Which … Continue reading Simple Still Life Tutorial