Portrait - Amateur

Sad Monk

Mario Pietro Luras


"Sad Monk"
Taken during Carnival celebrations in Sardinia (Italy), a young boy dress traditional ethnic clothes.

Biography: Forty-eight years old, I live and work in Italy. Photography is a life long passion. I began learning about it in 1979. I’m still learning. Ansel Adams said that all kinds of Art are personal visions of an illusion named “reality”. I believe Photography is probably the most effective form of this revelation. A picture is a “spark” of reality, recorded in a very short fraction of time. Putting the shutter at 1/1000 sec. you need 60.000 shots to keep together a single minute of life. Therefore, pretending that one shot could represent the "reality" is like...

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