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The inspiration behind art photography. Le Spectre de la Rose.

The inspiration behind art photography. Le Spectre de la Rose.

Poetry,  music and painting,  all converge in this photo-shoot, setting the mood for the final image. This picture had its origins in the sight of a freshly painted blue boat on the shores of Lake Bolsena which reminded me of a painting by Carl Moll, a mysterious, unsettling picture of a blue...

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Bernarda 2004. Botticelli’s Birth of Venus Chosen to Launch the “Belle” Project.

Bernarda 2004. Botticelli’s Birth of Venus Chosen to Launch the “Belle” Project.

Botticelli’s Birth of Venus is one of those paintings that is immediately familiar even to those who know little or nothing of art. For this reason it was chosen to launch the series “Le Belle nell’Arte” in an Italian regional newspaper based in Rimini. The image was so instantly...

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Genius Loci

Genius Loci

  Before the advent of monotheistic religions peoples of antiquity held that gods resided in places and that their voices holding eternal truths could be heard if you only listened - what the Romans referred to as Genius Loci. In Europe this belief persisted in country districts until...

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