Why I love take photos and How I become a self-taught photographer

 

YoungCinematographer

Since boy I had fun taking every photos so everything comes simple,grow up I keep this “spirit”

IT ALL STARTED WITH THAT

BABY FACE TOOLS

1978-1996

KODAK 66-X Instamatic Specs:
– Produced between 1973-1977
– Lens : f/11
– Shutter 1/60
– Film type : 126 cartridge
– Picture size – 28mm x 28mm
AGFAMATIC 108
– FIXED APERTURE Probably F 11 Shutter 1/40-1/80 126Cartridge
KONICA BIG MINI ZOOM 510
 -35-70 mm f/3.9-7.4 35mm
MINOLTA RIVA 70W
-28-70mm motorized zoom. Four elements in four groups. Max. aperture f/3.5-8.4
-Auto-exposure with shutter speeds from 2-1/500s at 28mm and 8-1/350s at 70mm
-Automatic Film speeds: ISO 25-3200

 

 

 

 

LOVABLE READINGS

American Cinematographer‘s subscribers since 1997 here my first Issue, this is still unique and unbelivable source of informations for cinematography lovers a pleasure each month.Cinematography comes from photography and painting so that’s could help compose/framing.


-Manual of the Warrior of Light Paulo Coelho’s 1997 ,nice reading for feed the soul


-La direzione della fotografia nel cinema  M.Gatti- R.Guglielmin 1999, I loved this book dedicated to one of greatest old school italian cinematographer Marcello Gatti.

-MEG by Steve Alten 1999 Great story just about a big prehistoric shark Megalodon,I read this book in one week and was a real TRIP…

-Trier on Von Trier  by Stig Stig Björkman 2001 ,everything about Lars Von Trier 

-MAGRITTE  by Macel Paquet 2001This book by Taschen is great for, artists, art fanactics, or anyone interested in Magritte or Surrealist art

-Fotografia by Carlo delle Cese 1996 but Found on 2010 ,just on a bookstall at 1/3 of its original price this book speak about analog photography and was so useful lighting reading expecially after used for some years digital tools.

-MICHAEL MANN By Paul Duncan and F. X. Feeney (Taschen) 2006 A pandora vase for me one of greatest book of cinema for learn about the language of image.period.

 

NEVER STOP FEEDING OF IMAGES,TIPS
(What I would mean,except for tv series,I Watch these movies at least 10 times each and watch films help observe and compose)

SUGARLAND EXPRESS (1974)


POLICE WOMAN (1976)

STARSKY and HUTCH(1979)

SPACE 1999 (1976-1980TV series) Frank Watts Bsc

ASSAULT ON PRECINT 13 (1978)


STAR WARS (1978)

THE FOG (1979)

SHINING (1980)



EXCALIBUR (1981)

THIEF (1981)


ESCAPE FROM NY (1981)


THE KEEP(1983)

MANHUNTER (1986)

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA(1986)

LAST OF MOHICANS(1992)

HEAT(1995)


EVENT HORIZON(1997)

OUT OF SIGHT(1998)

The Cell(2000)

Bandits(2001)


Collateral(2004)

Memoirs of a Geisha(2005)

Deception(2008)


Immortals(2011)


 Last but not the least , listen some kind of music can help to transform that music in images and viceversa , that could be a great skill

So, Enjoy this post and build your way to look ! BELOW MY TOOLS

Pentax K-01

Panasonic FZ200 25-600 f2.8

PANASONIC LUMIX DMC LX 7

Pentax K30

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