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Emi Ota
Emi Ota

Nationality: Japan
Course: Internship
Program: Internship
Period: Sept 1,2016- Sept 30,2017


I am an intern photographer and assistant at Accademia Riaci.
I quit my job as a photographer in Japan and came here with my husband who wanted to work at a restaurant in Italy. I took a Gelato Internship Course at Accademia Riaci meanwhile.
After my new challenge, however, I began to think that there was more possibility in the photography field in Italy so I decided to go back to my area of expertise and restart.
I love coffee, so I enjoy visiting coffee bars in and around town.
I hope I can let you know useful and helpful Italian daily-life and school information in my reports.

Mar. 21, 2017 | Posted in Blog, Internship , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Emi Ota | Course: Internship

Internship 16-Internship Course 2016




The other day, I visited a photo studio. The photographer there had 60 years of experience and told me various interesting stories.
The studio looked like a museum decorated with antique cameras and old photographs. Any photograph lovers would fall in love with this place.

The old photographs of the European nobility seem like scenes from movies.
As digital photography has taken over the photography world now, all retouches and edits can be done easily to produce pictures with artistic effects. Compared to that, photographers back in the old days took time to take a single picture so they don’t waste expensive films.
The photographer here keeps the same stance now, concentrating on every shooting moment.

I totally loved “Photo in 10 years” plan.
He takes a photo of a person, and takes another photo after 10 years from the first photo in a similar clothes and posture. Two pictures are then put side by side in a single frame.

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