“You don’t make a photo just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved” – Ansel Adams
Contemporary storyteller “she lives” of pictures
The way a contemporary storyteller looks the world
“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt”
and this is exactly as it is. If you wanted to say in a less dramatic and complicated way we could use a Karl Lagerfeld’s quote who claims to love photography, because it has the ability to stop a moment that will never come back again. As a storyteller who uses writing as a way of expression: Baroque, synesthetic, verbovisiva or synthetic, the photographer uses filters. And I completely recognize myself in Elisa’s photography.
Melancholic, nostalgic, sometimes dramatic and with a retro patina. In the way she chooses tones and shades in postproduction, in the faded mood and sharp perspective which effects and sometimes distorts the image – as the peephole of the door that shows a distorted reality.
Her reports are scenes of ordinary life such as an historic movie, her photography personal and spontaneous. It is not a coincidence that many of her photos are published in Vogue Italy who has created her online portfolio.
I’ll have the pleasure of working with her for several editorials and do not worry if I’ll different – apparently – I‘ll be just another version of me, seen from different eyes.
And each of us is herself \ himself, and more depending on the viewer.