Simon Griffee Design Photography Writing Illustration

October 2007

View From Train, Near Vigna di Valle, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 30

Trees, Clouds and Tower, Viterbo, Italy, July 2007

Published 2007 October 29

Boy in Window, Bracciano, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 28

Distant Storm in Late Afternoon, Bracciano, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 28

Pantheon, Obelisk and Cross, Rome, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 26

Along with the previous Man, Wall and Dome, this photograph is a part of an upcoming photographic essay tentatively called Holy C.

I have not decided whether this will be in colour or black and white yet. Probably black and white. So, for now, here it is in colour!

Behold! A Pantheon!

Alex Webb on Mexico’s Color

Published 2007 October 25

“You go to Mexico and you walk down the street and you are assaulted by the colors. It is an explosion that takes place. And you feel that it is in the heart of that culture. Of course, if you go to New York now, it is full of color. Times Square is full of color, but it is really full of color to sell things. It is commercial color. And it is designed very specifically to sell things. I am sure it is true to say that in Mexico color is used to sell things too, but somehow you feel that the color is more embedded in the heart of the society in Mexico or the Carribean.”

Alex Webb

Man, Wall and Dome, Rome, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 24

Eye Contact

Published 2007 October 23

“it is all in the approach… the handshake … the ”body language” and voice….and the most important thing of all…eye contact….the “language” of eye contact is universal, international and cross cultural….your intent is most often mirrored in your eyes…..this is when you are “judged” by a complete stranger…..”

D.A. Harvey

Man in Via del Corso, Rome, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 23

A bit of color to warm up the current Roman cold front from Siberia.

Trevi Fountain Red for a Day

Published 2007 October 23

Red dye poured into the Trevi Fountain.

Bathtub, Bracciano, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 22

Man and Motorino, Bracciano, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 22

Commuter Day’s End, Olgiata, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 20

Double Blind

Published 2007 October 19

I saw Paolo Pellegrin’s Double Blind: Lebanon Conflict 2006 exhibition in Rome last month. Moving images of war and its results.

Girl With Umbrella and Bus, Rome, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 19

Woman in Fruit Market, Rome, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 18

Arrivals, Fiumicino, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 17

Dog, Woman and Baguette, Bracciano, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 16

Via del Fossato, Bracciano, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 16

Via del Ponte Medioevale, Bracciano, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 16

At Donna’s Diner, Wyoming, US, June 2005

Published 2007 October 13

Via Sant’ Antonio, Bracciano, Italy, October 2007

Published 2007 October 13

In Little Italy, New York City, May 2005

Published 2007 October 11

Lake in Central Park, New York City, May 2005

Published 2007 October 11

Horse and Carriage Driver, New York City, May 2005

Published 2007 October 9

Boy on Stairs, La Storta, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 8

Near Campo de’ Fiore, Rome, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 8

Enrico doing the click.

Che Guevara Photo

Published 2007 October 5

Che Guevara, 1960, by Alberto Korda.

“The unchecked proliferation of the picture—based on a photograph by Alberto Korda in 1960—is partly due to a political choice by Korda and others not to demand payment for non-commercial use of the image.” — Stephanie Holmes, BBC News

Jim Fitzpatrick, graphic artist who produced the drawing from Korda’s photo:

“The way they killed him, there was to be no memorial, no place of pilgrimage, nothing. I was determined that the image should receive the broadest possible circulation. His image will never die, his name will never die.”

The Real Toy Story

Published 2007 October 5

The real toy story.

Waiter and Mirror, Santa Lucia, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 5

At Trattoria La Grotta.

Man With Umbrella, Venice, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 4

Man With Glasses, Venice, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 3

Pigeon in Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 3

Rafael Farratel, Ossario di Custoza, Italy, September 2007

Published 2007 October 1

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