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La ventana indiscreta
The photograph of the window was taken during a Strobist workshop class in Montevideo last year. It reminded me of the famous Hitchcock movie, where a photojournalist is forced to stay at rest with a leg in plaster. Despite the company of his girlfriend and his nurse, he tries to escape the tedium by observing from the window of his
The Hotel Cervantes opened its doors in Montevideo in 1928. Although it occasionally housed other famous Argentine writers, such as Adolfo Bioy Casares and Jorge Luis Borges, it was Cortázar who turned one of its rooms into a treasure with his short story "The Doomed Door". A cinema/theater adjacent to the building, the former Cervantes Theater, now part of the
Reflex umbrella
In this blog I talk about my work and not that of other photographers, but there are exceptions that confirm the rule. Annie Leibovitz is a photographer I admire and in my Portraiture and Fashion classes I teach her work quite often. As a fan of his, a teacher of lighting techniques and a portrait professional, I couldn't help but
Cocina de invierno
Food photography is one of the most difficult photographic techniques in commercial photography as it requires meticulous preparation, composition and lighting. We see photos of food every day, from the menu of a restaurant menu, to the packaging of products in supermarkets, or reports in food magazines.
Two of my uncles have worked in automobile factories and three of my cousins have studied industrial mechanics for a few years. Although my vocation was far from there, I have always liked tools and machines. Automatic industrial systematization based on electricity, electronics, hydraulics and pneumatics have produced fascinating machines that remind me of Fritz Lang's futuristic film Metropolis, a
Lotus disco en Montevideo
The word Lotus has several meanings, from Formula 1 racing cars to a plant referred to in Greek and Roman mythology, which produced a pleasant drowsiness. In the middle of these definitions, in Montevideo, Lotus is a discotheque.
Taller de fotografía Strobist en Montevideo, Uruguay
The following images were taken during the practical sessions of the Strobist workshop I gave in Montevideo, Uruguay, last August. The idea of the class was to teach the extremes of lighting, setting up different sets with hard or soft main lights.
Taller de fotografía Strobist en Barcelona, España
As part of the Fashion course that I teach every year at CITM (Polytechnic University of Barcelona) I had already worked with Yana, a Russian model. The result of her work in class was very good and I decided to work with her again in a session I did to test the Godox portable flash equipment on the street.
Taller de fotografía Strobist. off camera flash, en Uruguay
Almost a year ago I was watching all three seasons of American Horror Story. I had a lot of fun and I liked the aesthetics, especially the first season. The promotional posters showed walls with frayed old wallpaper and a soft, intimate light that I really liked.
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