Who am I …

Updated on June 5, 2017 in Photography
4 on May 24, 2017

I’m not a street photographer. I don’t make street photography and I absolutely do not care about anything to be considered a street photographer. I take the pictures I’m interested in. Sometimes I shoot in the street, sometimes in my house, sometimes in the country and sometimes in the city, I took pictures in the cinema as well. Sometimes I record spontaneous situations, sometimes I ask people to be photographed, because photography is for me a way to have experience, to meet people and learn something about life. I do not really care about street photography or straight photography, nor do I care to be considered a photographer. I’m just interested in photography. Sometimes I add the #streetphotography tag for a mere cataloging requirement, and anyway what I’m writing in the captions of my photographs are my cabbages. I’m not interested in collecting “like”, and I’m not even interested in certain sterile comments, whether they are appreciation or criticism.
I think we should spend more time living photography, studying it, practicing it and making it lifestyle. Photography is a kind of expression of who makes it and not of a labeled style.
Please, let me do it and above all to enjoy photography as I feel it, because it’s just an expression of myself and I’m nobody.

be free

andrea::tognoli

 
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0 on May 25, 2017

Hi, I’m Ad and I like to shoot on the streets in my home town. Like so.

 

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0 on May 25, 2017

Older guy from Luxembourg prowling the streets and countryside with various outdated cameras.

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0 on May 25, 2017

I guess I am a street photographer, but by default.  I am increasingly dissatisfied with this word.  I use photography to connect with where I live, even while I feel alienated from it.  I am not good with the local language, so making images is how I connect.  My photos are divided between my ‘artsy-fartsy’ and my ‘photojournalism/documentary’ work.  The former is for myself and the latter (which I enjoy also) is for political activism or for an NGO I volunteer for.  

This usually means that the former does not have people (even if it would be considered ‘street photography’) and the latter has lots of people.

Today, I live in the city that gave birth to Robert Capa and André Kertész – After living here for a dozen years I know that the beauty of Budapest inspired their photography somehow.

JD
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0 on June 5, 2017

To andreatognoli;
You say:

“Please, let me do it and above all to enjoy photography as I feel it, because it’s just an expression of myself and I’m nobody.”

Ok i let you do it, you are free to be and do whatever you want.
Hope it helped.

 

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