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Mobile Photo Awards: GRAND PRIZE

Mobile Photo Awards: GRAND PRIZE

The GRAND PRIZE as voted on by the complete group of judges is INDIFFERENCE by Stefano Pesarelli – CONGRATS Stefano! An inspiring moment in time, a soulful and powerful image of innocence. The MPA is thrilled to announce this image as our first winner!

“Realities you know, stories “around the corner” are often the best source of inspiration for a photographer.
I was in Malawi, in a small village a few kilometers outside the capital city, Lilongwe, where I live. The rainy season was nearly over and the light perfect for a black and white photo.
Annine was playing with her doll made of mud, prepared with great care in details; Vero on the background was looking at me protecting herself with a cotton cloth that “recalled” the same pattern of Annine’s T-shirt. These were the elements that drove me to take pictures.
I stayed with them some time for some more shots.
Later, reading the words of an Italian writer, I noticed they were perfect to tell this shot.”
© Stefano Pesarelli

The indifference. “They have forgiven us for slavery, for colonialism, for apartheid. Will they be able to forgive us also for indifference?” [Ambrogio Borsani]

This picture belongs to “Africa through iPhone“, a wide photographic project tending to combine the reality and the stories of a continent with this new photographic language in order to create tangible and communicative images.”

This picture was taken with an iPhone 3 Gs.

Mobile Photo Awards

Shoot 4 Change: Riflessioni sulla fotografia e impegno sociale con Stefano Pesarelli e Antonio Amendola

Shoot 4 Change
Riflessioni sulla fotografia e impegno sociale con
Stefano Pesarelli e Antonio Amendola

“…conoscere Stefano Pesarelli è stata una di quelle coincidenze che capitano poche volte nella vita. O meglio, capitano se le fai capitare. O, ancora meglio, capitano (eccome se capitano) perché – come si dice – “simili con simili”. Ci unisce la passione per i viaggi, l’amore per l’Oriente e per l’Africa, il fascino per il moderno e veloce unito al lento e pigro. Ed entrambi abbiamo recentemente intrapreso un particolare approfondimento sui temi della fotografia ed impegno sociale…” Shoot 4 Change

Nikon, Sguardi n.79: Africa through iPhone

Nikon, Sguardi n.79: Africa through iPhone

Antonio Politano, direttore di SGUARDI OnLine, la rivista NIKON dedicata al mondo della fotografia e dei viaggi, dedica uno spazio ad Africa through iPhone, di Stefano Pesarelli, nel numero 79 di novembre.

Nikon, Sguardi n.79

London Exhibition: 29th Nov – 03rd Dec

London Exhibition: 29th November – 03rd December 2011

Sono lieto di avere un’immagine vincitrice al concorso internazionale phoneography di CreativeHive per la mostra che si terrà a Londra, The Gallery on the Corner, Battersea Park, dal 29 novembre al 3 dicembre. L’immagine sarà messa all’asta il 2 dicembre per la raccolta fondi in favore di Kids Company. Come fotografo e come membro di Shoot4Change, sono felice che una mia immagine possa contribuire a cambiare le cose.

I am so happy to have an image selected for the phoneography international contest CreativeHive for the exhibition that will take place in London at The Gallery on the Corner, Battersea Park from the 29th November to the 3rd December. The image will be auctioned on the 2nd December to raise money for Kids Company. As a photographer and member of Shoot4Change, I am happy that my image can help to improve things.

Manfrotto School of Xcellence IPhoneography: reflections on the photographic means and language.

Manfrotto School of Xcellence
IPhoneography: reflections on the photographic means and language

It’s been a bit since the first mobile phone allowed everyone to take a picture and since then, as for many things, technology has advanced and the photographic means have reached characteristics unimaginable till a few years ago. The big brands of the photographic sector announced the birth of the smaller “mirrorless” cameras; mobile phone cameras boast more and more megapixel, as well as the possibility to add external lenses…

Manfrotto School of Xcellence

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