Milan’s Brera Orto Botanico

September 29, 2011

The Milanese, the inhabitants of Milan, are very proud of their Orto Botanico located in the palazzo of Brera. The public garden, dated from 1774 is a mix of huge trees, flowers and an edible garden, located in the Brera Academy of arts, by the Astronomy museum. It is a beautiful garden, a green island in the center of Milan. I have already taken pictures there when Milan fashion designer Massimo Alba shown his Men’s spring-summer  2012 collection last June in the garden.

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Public garden in Milan

September 21, 2011

I am in Milan for the women’s fashion week. After the shows, I went to take a walk in the ‘Giardini pubblici Indro Montanelli’, a public garden located in the center of the town. It was already quite dark but there was still a lot of people there, chating, jogging, walking, reading. I even saw a dog who knew exactly what the board reading ‘Dog’s area’ was meant for…

Flowers and leaves (2)

September 6, 2011

Another session of test with the new lens that I am planning to use for a project. I have never been a great fan of macro photography, but I am discovering here the pleasure of composing quite abstract images based on colours and shapes. I find it nice to escape for a while from the real world…

Flowers and leaves

September 3, 2011

I am testing a new lens for a project on shapes and colors. I like the way I can do close-ups without using a tripod.