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

Honourable mention at MIFA

Photo: a child is playing on a swing hanged on the remains of an immigrants' boat. - © Marco Ristuccia

Photo: a child is playing on a swing hanged on the remains of an immigrants’ boat. – © Marco Ristuccia

I’m very proud to have received an honourable mention at Moscow International Foto Awards with this photograph called High Hopes of Immigration.

You can read more about this photograph by clicking here and here.