Emiliano Leonardi Photography | Blog

Thank you for taking the time to get to know me. Every blog post is created around my life long passion: people and things wonderful. 

I love collecting ideas, exchanging thoughts with other like minded photographers and share it here.

Fun portrait session with Jonathan Goe

After some traveling here and there I had to leave after just one day home. But it was to Zingst!! So all was cool... I was called over for a photo gig for a full day during the Lichtertanz der Elemente 2018. I was surprised to see an old friend of mine there at the booth! Jonathan and I met some time back and we always greet in a loud manner. I a...
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forgot my camera home

"The Best Camera Is The One That's With You" ~ Chase Jarvis ~ This said, I should have had my camera on me. I must have it on me at all times. Yet when I realised I had only ten minutes to rush to the nearest bakery to get some bread for the kids' lunch tomorrow I had to make it quick! So with no hesitation I ran out and seized the bakery. Once I...
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Rugen at OMD EM1 Mark 2 speed

The most important part of being a professional photographer is not forgetting where I came from. Photography, for me, started as a hobby. What kept my curiosity going was planning and giving myself tasks. These tasks helped me learn some new tricks and tricks. On my last visit to Rome with Melanie Derks *, she introduced me to long exposure photo...
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Pflegeheim project

When I first entered the nursing home, the atmosphere depressed me. There was a constant smell of urine and disinfectant. There were people lined up in zombiesque formations waiting for lunch, for the night and for the inevitable. That was not what I wanted to portray. I wanted to capture their poetic layers of experience and strength and most o...
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Olympus Playground Berlin 2017

The Olympus Playground is a wonderful concept of Art and experimenting. Artists are gathered to put together a mesmerising setup of fleeting sculptures for the visitors to capture with their own cameras or, preferably, with an Olympus camera. As the title implies it is a playground. As such place is for play and fun. So there is no right or wrong,...
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