Tag Archive: Puglia

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Puglia, Italy Inspired by Cartier-Bresson’s Madrid photo.

The Old Men and the Sea

Fishing remains a way of life in small Italian ports on the Adriatic Sea. In the early morning in Brindisi, fisherman return to port and work on their boats. The film has a yellow… Continue reading

Tattoo You

A tattoo once signaled an edgy image: disaffected, alienated, employees of fringe occupations or the armed forces. Now worn by dignitaries (Caroline Kennedy) and conservatives (Samantha Cameron), these badges of self-expression and creativity are firmly mainstream.… Continue reading

Trulli Intricate: The Roofs of Alberobello

The dry stone work of the trullo houses in Puglia in the heel of Italy’s boot make gorgeous intricate patterns. The trulli’s sensual curves and unpredictable rhythms proved irresistible to a photographer; a… Continue reading

La Passeggiata—Brindisi

Tuesday evening, Brindisi, Puglia—the best-dressed locals step out for the evening ritual of la passeggiata along the waterfront. A chance to be seen, or just to sit and watch the passing street theatre.… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

The threshold where public space meets private space exists everywhere, from the doors of Timbuktu to the entrances of Italy. This transition is often the owner’s first chance to introduce themselves. In Puglia, a slightly less trampled-by-tourists corner… Continue reading

Arrivederci Puglia

Parting shots from a week in Puglia, Italy. We’ll miss the food, street theatre and unique beauty of the region. These aren’t necessarily the shots that capture these qualities, but they’re our favourites.… Continue reading

Trulli Organic Architecture

The trulli’s sensual curves and unpredictable rhythms proved irresistible to a photographer; a morning trip to Alberobello, a touristy trulli trap, turned into a day spent photographing shapes and textures. Trulli are the signature… Continue reading

We’ll Have What He’s Cooking

La Cantina ti L’Artisti, Brindisi, Puglia Is she saying there’s no menu? We exchanged glances. Something about antipasti, something something primi piatti, something something secondo…no phrase book in the world could keep up… Continue reading

Fashion Al Fresco

Street photography in a city you know has familiar patterns. In a strange city everything is fresh—exploration, luck and surprise are the recipe. Last week that strange city was the rather unloved port… Continue reading