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Street Humour

Today no words…in a city there is always something funny to capture 🙂 The main tips are: patience and attention. It’s very important (in most cases) the ability to “preview” an action…or to “build up” a scene.

The Thief

When I saw the poster, I got the idea to put there my bag: in the city be careful to your bags!

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The Exhibitionist

Thanks to my friend for help me in the “build” of the picture 🙂

 

A very graceful girl

I waited for a long time to take this picture….because I know the habits of (all) men in front of a lovely girl 🙂

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Declaration of love

On the wall: “Puppy I love you”

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Love for Arts

Very love!

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The smoker

Smoking is dangerous! ( I like to play with posters .. of course the tip is: patience: wait for the right subject)

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Actual family

On account of me, they were chatting among themselves!

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After my drone in the air…return to the earth: under the sky of East Berlin.

In my last posts I paid attention to my drone…I want to “come down” the earth..and to Street-photography: around the city of East-Berlin. I tried to look for the ancient atmospheres, old colors of the city before the Fall of the Berlin Wall. I used my Fujifilm X100…a very good camera for Street Photography. Lightroom for editing.

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One of my pictures was published on Fujifilm Magazine

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Privacy & Photos: solved!

Some years ago, I mean so many years ago, it was an honor to be photographed on the street. Today it is a very big problem! I mean in Italy ( I don’t know in other countries, but I think it’s the same). There is the hateful, detestable, damnable privacy! Nobody wants to be photographed!! But why? Where is the problem? I mean, if you’re not committing a crime…or you are not whit your ..ehm.. lover 🙂 But anyway, you are in a public place, a street, where everyone can see you..

Some time ago, during my photo exhibition, a man saw the following picture…

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..and he said me: “hey, have you got the photo release? Without it you cannot expose this picture! I know this woman!”… Acc! of course I haven’t!! 🙂 🙂 But my answer was very prompt: “I don’t need it, this woman is my aunt!” ( very ready lie ) and I continued: “You are not the first person that believes to recognize this woman…it seems that my aunt has a twin!”.

 Another man saw the following picture:

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He recognized himself in the photo! He was the man with the white hair. He said nothing to me…but the next day he came again with his friends…He was very happy to be in the exhibition!!! The exception confirming the rule!

But to solve the privacy problem…we can start to photograph the fashion dummies!!! There is no need of the photo release!! And we can obtain very interesting ( and different ) Street-photos! 🙂 🙂

In my little “portfolio” there the dummy in the showroom and at its back there is always a detail of the city ( church, building, palace, wall, window ).  The fashion dummies in their city 🙂

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Analysis of a good street point of view

On monday morning ( during my usual Street-Photographic tour ) I found an interesting place: an underpass:

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For me it was interesting because there were 2 reflection points and 2 prospetive lines:

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..and a very sad news..but for a dog..

On the newspaper board:”Dog killed with kicks by a thief”. I was lucky to take this shot..it was a very fast moment..I saw the dog and I shooted in a millisecond .. and indeed the pict is not very clear..but it’s streetphoto: a little fault can exists 🙂 Are you agree??