My traditional Christmas photograph is here. In the most strange year I ever had I felt the need to keep alive the hope of freedom, to fight in my humble way the tyrants trying to cancel our faith and our traditions. Merry Christmas my friends, and a wonderful next year full of rebellion to tyranny and regained freedom for all of us! Just click on the image if you like to see it enlarged. . See you next year my friends.
Every year for Christmas I dedicated time and efforts to create a Christmas image. Usually a still life with plenty of symbolic contents and often references to the year main events. If you are curious to check them, last year I posted on my blog all the images I made in the last 20 years. This year I kept it very simple, with a winter picture I took few days ago with a Pentax 67 with a 45mm and an Ilford FP4 film. A landscape, less then a mile far from my Italian home. I’m in a kind of sabbatical period, staying at my 91 years old father home taking care of him, and I dedicate myself to photographic personal research and books writing when I have the time. Obviously he is my priority and in December I simply had not the option to subtract time from him to create a Christmas still life. Mentally, staying far from the professional duties, I also started to look for simplicity and film photography is part of this research for a simple way to photograph, far from hours of retouch and the computer. A slow method, perfect for the rhythm of life I […]