Happy Holidays!

Photo: Berlin-Wedding - © Marco Ristuccia

Berlin-Wedding – © Marco Ristuccia

Another year is gone by, and I feel I’ve made some little steps further, especially regarding the consciousness of my photographic aims. Lots is still to be learned and new challenges will come. Let’s move forward, bit by bit, with energy and belief.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

A small tribute to photographic film

Photograph: "A small tribute to photographic film" - © Marco Ristuccia

Photograph: “A small tribute to photographic film” – © Marco Ristuccia

I’m cutting as usual the strips of black-and-white photographic film developed yesterday. I then scan and store them in transparent sleeves. It’s a slow and methodical ritual, which culminates in the ever renewed surprise to discover the shots’ details on my computer monitor. I don’t make analog prints anymore, I am a lover of hybrid techniques: I shoot on film because the process, slow and thoughtful, is useful to me. I print digital because it gives me more creative freedom. I hate religions, I pursue my visions. Continue reading