Italians are very serious about preserving their cultural heritage and architecture. But at the same time they are not trying to make everything look perfect and new, they are just slowing down the process of graceful degradation. So you can feel the weight of history intensely.
It wasn’t always like that… Old walls look like palimpsests with layers and layers of different bricks, old window shapes and arches.
Nowadays it’s not that easy to get a permission to build another floor, change windows or anything on the facade at all. But sometimes you are lucky enough to get a permission for a new door.
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One of my first attempts in street photography! I’m pretty bold and assertive with people I know, but VERY shy with strangers. So this experience is very interesting to me and gives me an excuse to stalk people I find interesting.
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I’ve started taking more and more photos recently and I’m really enjoying it. Mostly photo reports from small parties and street photo. Especially street photography feels very interesting and demanding to be more brave, fast and curious.
And so recently my friend Michelle has invited me to take some photos on her sister’s wedding… I was so nervous about it, because the event is so important and it was one of my very first commercial shootings.
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