BOATS WITH NO SEA

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Boats can remain in the harbor without sailors. Boats can be abandoned at the mercy of marine currents. But a sea-less boat must make people think. A ship with no sea attracts attention and suggests questions about its dry fate. Why does it lie there on dry land after a lifetime in the water? Who was its captain? Who were its sailors? And its passengers? The camera lens records the fate of these boats with no sea and tries to give them back a poetic fate. The camera lens imagines new ports and new sea routes for them. How many lives could these ships with no sea save?

All frames taken in Naxos, Greece, with Fuji X100 and Ricoh GX100

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NINO ROMEO’S “DROIT AU BUT”

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There have been so many ways to narrate migrations. In the last century photography has recorded the stories of those people forced to abandon their lands of origin – because of war, globalization, famine etc. etc. The project of friend photographer Nino Romeo does not focus on people’s faces – the chosen solution by the press and the media – but he prefers to “interrogate” objects that were washed up or abandoned on the beaches. In 2016 Romeo turns up with his camera, a Nikon Coolpix P7800, on the iconic beaches and bays of Capo Teulada, South-west Sardinia, in the places where a landing occurred. Shoes, t-shirts, plastic bottles now faded by the Mediterranean sun seem to have become part of the local wilderness: there is a delicate sense of continuity between the human need/urgency to migrate and Mother Nature’s unchanging and apolitical welcome. Nino Romeo does not judge what he sees; but his twenty color frames launch a cry of alarm to civil society.

NINO ROMEO, Droit au but. Io nato in occidente/Uccidente e i fratelli migranti nati nel mondo di sotto, Abnormal Edizioni 2018

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Photos: © Nino Romeo

ESPERIMENTO DI RESISTENZA

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Esperimento di Resistenza, Milano, November 10, 2018 [Samsumg EX-1]

NEW F/50 PROJECT: SURREALIST WORLD IN THE STREETS

F:50 Surrealist World in the Streets

For the full project see  f/50 The International Photography Collective website. ENJOY!

THE EVOLUTION OF MY PHOTO-REPORTING STYLE: FROM COMPACT CAMERAS TO LENS CAP FISHEYE

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You can find my report in Olympus Passion Magazine. ENJOY IT!

DISTRATTI DALLA FEDE

Distratti dalla fede, S. Ambrogio, Milano, September 29, 2017 [Nikon Coolpix P6000]

REMOTECLICKING PHOTO PROJECT IN “LA REPUBBLICA” NEWSPAPER

Matteo Ceschi and Federico Ramponi’s remoteclicking photo project (see http://www.remoteclicking.com) in La Repubblica newspaper. Thanks to Simone Mosca e Luigi Bolognini.