Category Archives: Philosophical

One of the things I have learnt after years of photographing the world is how dynamic all landscapes are. Before being bitten by the photography bug, my opinion was similar to that of most other people. Landscapes did not move. They were there, just waiting for me to be discovered, ready to show me that unique…

Some time ago I attended an exhibition at the Hermitage museum of Lausanne, Switzerland. Under the enticing title of “Windows”, a great number of paintings from artists like Matisse, Rothko and Magritte, among others, lured the visitor with the symbolic and metaphorical meaning of windows in the arts. Painting after painting, windows appeared in many different…

The last few weeks I have been travelling a bit around urban environments. First, it was Paris. I was attending Paris Photo 2013, one of the biggest fairs of photographic art in the world. With more than 55,239 entrances this year,136 galleries and 28 booksellers and publishers participated to the 17th edition of the fair. Paris…

  Almost a year has passed since I visited Venice with my old trusty Hasselblad camera. Months later and after hours of developing, scanning and post-processing, my new on-going portfolio “Timeless” has been added to our online gallery. You can see the photographs¬†here. I still remember the first time I visited the floating city almost two…

As I am writing these lines, I have all my photographic equipment covering every single square meter of my studio, suitcases in the living room and a long check-list of things to bring with me on the table. In a few days, we will be leaving to lead our photo-adventure trip “Namibia: Desert & Wildlife 2013”…

This month, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Dorin Bofan for one of the main articles at the online magazine of photography Foto4all. Foto4all is one of the leading magazines online, devoted to the most artistic, creative and inspirational side of photography. It is released monthly, written totally in English. I cannot recommend it…

Hi there, I must reckon have had this post in mind for some time already. It all started some years ago, when I saw guys in videos running around freezing environments in short sleeves crying around and holding the tripod as if it was a spear, about to being thrown against Mother Nature to steal from…

The other day I finished reading the book “The Tao of Photography – Seeing beyond Seeing“, from Philippe L. Gross and S.I. Shapiro. For a time already I have particularly enjoyed reading books about philosophy, art and photography. On this book, I happened to find the three subjects at once, really connected. It was quite a…

What is a forest? Is it a tag put on our mind by books and teachers during our childhood? Or is it a mass of shapes, textures, lines and colours of living creatures? One of the main barriers to “see” are the “tags” or structures embedded in our minds. When we are kids, we tend to…

This morning, my friend Bernard Dupas sent me a link… I am sorry, but I just feel enable to write about it…Turn your music on…and take a trip into the beauty of natural harmony. Simply some of the best images I have EVER seen??? http://www.ashesandsnow.org/en/flash-popup.php#portfolio Thanks Bernard,…what a gift!!!