HANDS ARE THE UNIVERSAL MEANS OF MAN. THEY TAKE THE IDEA EVERYWHERE. AND THE IDEA BECOMES ART.
My name is Beniamino Forestiere. I was born in 1948 in Naples (ITALY) and I am a successful photographer in microstock photography. My photographs and videos can be found on the sites of ADOBE, SHUTTERSTOCK, POND 5, ALAMY, DREAMSTIME, DEPOSITPHOTOS, and are sold by the thousands all over the world. My portfolio amounts to 100,000 works. My 50-year experience as a musician and composer has profoundly influenced my conception of photography, changing it, transforming it and adapting it to my evolving ideas. The deep study of famous photographers of the past and of today, and of post-editing software, led me to an exclusive personal way of real photographic composition. Rhythm, time and light are the essential components that inspire me to transform the most intangible thing in our life into a visual reality: dreams. The dream recurs very frequently, it can be real, unreal, surreal, brief, premonitory, archetypal, obsessive, nightmare, cheerful, sad, and at the same time it can be closed eyes, open eyes…. no need to sleep. It into visual reality, condensing it and representing it in a photograph, fully satisfies my need for creativity. I created these new and unpublished works that I call representations of dream visions, creating and manipulating many high quality shots, combining the elements that make up and express the dream. I try to create an action to induce sensations, leaving the attentive observer a personal interpretation. The representations are all inspired by dreams made by people.
Salgado, David LaChapelle, Michael Freeman, Steve McCurry, Oliviero Toscani, Turco