giorgio gherardi

color street

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advertisement as background

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people

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loving

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street as b&w

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urban landscape

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train station life

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shapes and details

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berlin

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verona

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venice

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venetian carnival

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nature

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landscapes

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madagascar

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souvenir photo

twilight

the dome

milano metafisica

empty urban spaces, intense lighting, manniquins, the dark silhouette of duomo church: a view of Milano resembling de Chirico's paintings, the leading artist of metaphysical movement

white limousine

a bride preparing to pose for a picture close to a white limousine; taken in milano, piazza duomo

galleria vittorio emanuele

city of glamour

out for a walk

just stopped raining

ventagli

observers

soap bubbles

contamination

girls

winter

shopping

taken in milano, in the fashion district.

the ages of life

bubbling

street theatre

hands

il passaggio

scarlet and the statue

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Bollywood a Milano

ambientazione nella stazione di milano di un film musicale di produzione indiana

lights and illusions

via montenapoleone

presenze

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saldi

snack

a tourist standing behind the shop window of a coffee bar in piazza duomo, milano, italy

glancing upwards

taken at milano central station: a man within the crowd glancing upwards at the timetable board. Despite the people around him he seems completely isolated and out of context. This sensation is accentuated by the poster in the background which, due to a strange perspective, the man seems to be looking at.

upward

people looking at the train time table in Milano central station, Italy

the window cleaner

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conversation à trois

pin up

mixing reality with the image of advertisement in the theatre of life

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fuel for life

tiny tiny man

taken at piazza san babila, milano

new year's eve coming

taken at via montenapoleone, milano

indiscreet gaze

taken at milano central station: the strange interaction between advertisement and us

la borsa, prego

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via madonnina

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scarlet and the statue

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bubbles seller

simmetria

milano, cortili di palazzo reale

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estrangement

a man talking at a mobile phone and sitting under the light of a street lamp. Taken in Milano, via mercanti.

shopping

taken in milano, in the fashion district.

future movie star

a young girl posing for a portrait... is she a novel Scarlet Johansson?

profilo

crystal ball

the toy peddler

a young immigrant sells his merchandise in the central atrium of milano main station

immersed in her reading

rouge et noir

the flower seller

the flower seller on the corner between via montenapoleone and via manzoni, Milano, in the fashion district, waiting for a client under the rain

urban encounters

a tourist trying to take pictures of pigeons in piazza duomo, milan, italy

male vanity

preparing to pose for a souvenir photo with the galleria vittorio emanuele in the background

conversazione

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turiste con velo

Taken in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Milano, Italy. Click on my portfolio to see other pictures of the set "people"

hipster style

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lightness

sometimes in your life you feel as light as a feather

sapessi com'è strano...

the lyrics of an old italian song can be translated as follows "you should know how strange it is... to fall in love in milano" "sapessi com'è strano innamorarsi a milano"

Piazza Gae Aulenti

Piazza Gae Aulenti is a new public space in downtown Milano surrounded by high buildings (including the Unicredit Tower) in the Porta Nuova District

siparietto

saxophonist

sweet years

a teen couple chatting in piazza dante, verona, italy

last kiss

seasons of life

gazes

an elderly couple standing up close to a poster while waiting for a bus in piazza cordusio, milano, italy.

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love in the time... of snow

geometrie

monumento a Sandro Pertini, dell'architetto Aldo Rossi, in piazza Croce Rossa, a Milano

decisive moment

a waiter of a coffee bar in piazza duomo, milano, is jumping over a large puddle after a springtime rain shower

isolation

Nobody in the huge crowd passing by seems to pay attention to this trumpet street player. Taken in Verona, italy.

fruit salad

in a day with an incredibly hot weather three kids sitting close to their father look avidly at a glass of fruit salad. Taken in Piazza Erbe, Verona, Italy.

spiders

workmen building a stage for a concert in piazza duomo, milano, italy

EFGH

via baguttino

people talking in via baguttino, MIlano, in the fashion district, few meters away from via montenapoleone

clones

the painter

a painter selling her artistic work at the sunday milano antiquity marketplace

against the light

casualness

puppeteer

and what if just you were hungry?

3+1

self portrait

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waiting

florence tourists

ottagono

people crossing the ottagono, in galleria vittorio emanuele, milano, early in the morning of busy working day

joy

to be invisible

les touristes

two young ladies checking the map of downtown milano

symmetry and contrasts

divergent interests

senility

an old building not existing anymore and an old man passing by

the young violinist

a little japanese boy belonging to a group of tourists, a violin virtuoso, improvises a brief concert in a corner of galleria vittorio emanuele, in milano, attracting a huge crowd. Later on he will join his family to continue the visit of the center of the city

contrasting perspectives

perplexity

a man is observing somewhat perplexed a model posing for a photo session; taken in milano

waiting...

taken at Milano central station

reading

tre amici

the smoker

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brake

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attesa

curiosità

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late afternoon

view of the duomo church in milano, italy, in the late afternoon of a day of march

red light

unicredit tower

straight lines

Stazione Porta Garibaldi

il passaggio

twilight reflection

people and pigeons in piazza duomo, milano, after a rain shower

porta genova

night view of porta genova railway station, milano, under a snowfall

Unicredit Tower

Early morning lights reflect onto the unicredit tower, the highest building in Italy. Taken in Milano.

yellow

MIlano, sunset: still another mural painting in the district nearby garibaldi railway station

le trombe

garibaldi tower

light lines

M (metropolitana milanese)

umbrellas

milano chimneys at dawn

the grating

great snowfall

snow and wall paintings

regione lombardia

reflections

the duomo church reflecting onto a puddle after a rain shower in milano, italy. See also http://vivimilano.corriere.it/fotogallery/citta-riflessa_2112075971822.shtml

urban geometries

foggy morning

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the new and highest building of milano, the garibaldi tower

duomo church lights

once in a while the windows at the front of the duomo church, in milano, are illuminated; here there is a colour contrast between the yellow of the windows and the blue of the sky at sunset

end and beginning

garibaldi train station, milano; the end and the beginning of any travel

glowing moon

The moon is peeping through the clouds behind the right spire of the frontal facade of the Duomo church in MIlano, Italy.

blue milano

children playing on the monument to vittorio emanuele II in piazza duomo, milano

glass cleaners

via melchiorre gioia

stairways

fisheye view of the interior of Garibaldi railway station in Milan, Italy

torre garibaldi

the dome

waving goodbye

a woman is waving goodbye to someone on the train who is about to depart; milano central train station

thoughts...

simmetria asimmetrica

creo caos

arrivals and departures

milano central train station; travellers at rush hour

people

pigeons' meal

a man feeding pigeons at milano central station

waiting...

taken at Milano central station

all the lonely people

milano central station

feeding the pigeons

in and out

neglected

freccia rossa

sisters

solitude

bad thoughts

taken in a waiting area at milano central station

binario 15

empty station

a rare image of milano central station almost devoid of trains

potholes

waste

stairways

fisheye view of the interior of Garibaldi railway station in Milan, Italy

empty bottles

the sleeper

curves

some chairs are piled up outside a coffee bar, in corso como, milano

bubbles

rain drops

seventy seven

pinwheels

allucinazione

complex reflections into a shop window of piazza san Carlo in Milano, Italy

dropping shadows

milano, inside galleria vittorio emanuele, in a september morning

escalator

ventagli

hands

calcio balilla

reichstag dome mirrors

again the reichstag dome, in Berlin, seen from above

Berlin, Holocaust Memorial

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, also known as the Holocaust Memorial, is a memorial in Berlin to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, designed by architect Peter Eisenman and engineer Buro Happold

the rolling horse

Berlin, the sculture "rolling horse" by Jurgen Goertz, located at the northern terrace of the Berlin main station (Berlin Hauptbanhof)

roof of the sony center

Berlin, germany; a view of the roof of the sony center

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Berlin, empty bottles and graffiti on the walls of a narrow alley in Hackesche hof

reichstag dome

Berlin, the beautiful dome built upon the debating chamber of the Bundestag, and designed by architect Norman Foster, seen from inside

die vampirschwestern

joie de vivre

children playing with soap bubbles in Hackescher Markt, Berlin

Near Alexanderplatz

Berlin, the television tower seen from spandau strasse

Near Potsdamer Platz

Berlin, near Potsdamer Platz

fire works in verona

sweet years

a teen couple chatting in piazza dante, verona, italy

verona, piazza erbe

snow drawings

snow falling

umbrellas

twilight in verona

view of verona from castello di re teodorico at twilight

isolation

Nobody in the huge crowd passing by seems to pay attention to this trumpet street player. Taken in Verona, italy.

foglie

facing the sun

a view of ponte pietra, in verona, italy, at twilight

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heart symmetry

ponte pietra

ponte pietra, verona, Italy

verona bike

paintings

ponte pietra as a painting

dancing in the street

porticati veronesi

Primi passi

slings

An exhibition of slings at the "tocatì" the international festival of street games held in Verona, Italy. Tocatì is the dialect term meaning "it's your turn".

piazza erbe

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venetian reflections

the facade of houses in fondamenta san girolamo, venice, reflect onto the dark green water canal

venice postcard

calle del morion

wall painting in calle morion, venice, italy

venetian building / 1

mosso

torn poster

cleaning up

pulizia di un banco a fine giornata, al mercato del pesce di Rialto, a Venezia

misterious gaze

beautiful eyes behind a carnival mask; taken in venice during the celebration of the 2014 carnival

red and blue

beautiful masks at the carnival celebration in piazza san marco, venice

purple and violet

pink and green

the gaze

brown and white

yellow and violet

golden, red and black

yellow, blue and red

double red

two models wearing gorgeous red carnival costumes in piazza san marco, venice

blue and red

beautiful masks of the venice carnival 2014 seen in piazza san marco

sadness

2012 venetian carnival

papaveri

poppies in yellow and green

red

Callistemon citrinus, a beautiful red flower growing in sardinia in springtime

yellow

landing

sun droplets

taken at nosy be island, madagascar

il relitto

still another view of the wreck of a small boat on the shore "la cinta" in a winter day

mare d'inverno

winter view of the white sanded shore of san teodoro, italy, named "la cinta" after a rain shower

wishing to dive

silence

early autumn

red ochre sky

la via dei cipressi

sunset in val d'orcia

reaping time has just finished in val d'orcia, near siena, tuscany

the flock

a herd fo sheep in val d'orcia, close to pienza, tuscany

tramonto sulla laguna

sunset on the venetian lagoon; in the background porto marghera

waiting for sunrise

taken in san teodoro, sardinia, a few seconds before sunrise

stagno di san teodoro

taken at san teodoro, sardinia (italy)

sunset above sudtirol

taken from plose mountain, brixen, sudtirol

malagasy girls

malagasy girls with their characteristic face-paint

tropical storm

night lightning far away on the sea during a tropical storm. Nosy Be island, Madagascar

african sunset

Late sunset colours in the sky over the indian ocean. Nosy Be island, Madagascar.

dawn on the indian ocean

Fishermen leave early in morning for their working day. Nosy Be island, Madagascar

conversation at sunset

taken in nosy be island, madagascar