3 Reasons To Attend a Workshop

A street photograph of a man fixing his bike in Villa Borghese Gardens, Rome, Italy

I would like to share with you which have been the best aspects of taking part in a workshop, so that you might take them into account the next time you are wondering whether to attend a photography class or not.

How to Transmit a Feeling By Manipulating Contrast

A black and white photograph of a man's silhouette against a bright background

Even a small change in contrast has a sever impact on the image, which may alter the way we transmit a feeling through the photograph substantially. Let's try to analyse how we can manipulate contrast in order to change the mood of an image.

The Importance of Having an Objective

A black and white cityscape of Saint Peter Basilica, framed inside the arch of bridge

I believe that working on any genre - street photography especially - with a crystal clear objective in mind is probably the single most important ingredient to success.

Learn from the Masters: Elliott Erwitt

This is the first article of the new series: "Learn from the Masters". In this series I will introduce you to some of the most famous photographers of our era, who shaped street photography and photojournalism. Today, we will meet Elliott Erwitt, the most satiric and ironic photographer I have ever researched on.

Learn from the Masters: Bruce Davidson

A photograph by Bruce Davidson, showing a bus used by supporters of the American Civil Rights, guarded my the army

This is the first article of the new series: "Learn from the Masters". In this series I will introduce you to some of the most famous photographers of our era, who shaped street photography and photojournalism. Today, we will meet Bruce Davidson, one of the bravest photographers of Magnum Photography agency.

Learn from the Masters: René Burri

This is the first article of the new series: "Learn from the Masters". In this series I will introduce you to some of the most famous photographers of our era, who shaped street photography and photojournalism. Today, we will meet René Burri, the photojournalist who learnt to capture the decisive moment by catching flies.

Black and White or Colour Photography?

This photographs shows rays of light filtering though some threes in Villa Borghese, Rome

I have been struggling in deciding whether to convert my photographs to black and white or not for a long time. I have come up with a few tips that might make your life easier if you have asked yourself the same question.

Photography Basics and Street Photography: Composition

A black and white cityscape of Saint Peter Basilica, framed inside the arch of bridge

This is the final chapter of the series: 'Photography Basics'. Today, I will discuss the importance of a strong composition to help the viewer to focus on the main subject of your photograph. I will give you 5 of my favourite composition technique for you to practice.

Photography Basics and Street Photography: Aperture

A black and white street photograph of three guys, riding kind of a bike at Villa Borghese Gardens, Rome

This is the second article of a the series: 'Photography Basics'. Today we will talk about the aperture and how this impacts on the photograph sharpness and depth of field. We will also discuss how to use it to be more creating when making street photography.

Photography Basics and Street Photography: Shutter Speed

This is the first article of a the series: 'Photography Basics'. Today we will talk about the shutter speed and how you can use it to become more artistic and improve your street photographs.