Photographer , Photoretoucher, Instructor
Max Pelagatti Photography
www.maxpelagatti.com
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I am a photographer and photography instructor born in Tokyo in 1988 to an Italian father and Japanese mother, both of whom were opera singers. I've spent my childhood between Italy and Japan; as a teenager, my family settled in Italy, my father’s homeland.
By nature curious and reserved, the camera was my prefer… Read More
I am a photographer and photography instructor born in Tokyo in 1988 to an Italian father and Japanese mother, both of whom were opera singers. I've spent my childhood between Italy and Japan; as a teenager, my family settled in Italy, my father’s homeland.
By nature curious and reserved, the camera was my preferred means of expression from a very early age.
Although my primary interest is in commercial and fine art photography, I continue to nurture my love for the performing arts through my work with musicians and theatre companies in Rome, Tokyo and New York.

My art is strongly influenced by the cultural environment in which I was brought up. My artistic development has been influenced by many international professional photographers.
The knowledge of high-end photographic tecniques learned through commercial photography has pushed the boundaries of my creative process allowing me to carry out social and historically engaged project with a new key to interpretation.

In 2016 my latest project “The wood of memories” was exhibited in twelve solo exhibitions in Belgium, Italy and Japan attracting interest from European and American critics.

I currently live in Brussels where I works as a self-employed photographer and teach photography and photo-retouching techniques for international corporations and individuals. Read Less
Equilibrium is what I look for. An image can be stripped to the basics and yet reveal an infinity of shades. On the other hand, a very complex image can conceal a simple and clear message.

Beyond the first glance, the observer can experience both my, and his own interior quest.

Perfection is what I seek, but not… Read More
Equilibrium is what I look for. An image can be stripped to the basics and yet reveal an infinity of shades. On the other hand, a very complex image can conceal a simple and clear message.

Beyond the first glance, the observer can experience both my, and his own interior quest.

Perfection is what I seek, but not just at a technical level. To me perfection is a Zen garden, made of proportions between esthetics and spirituality, harmony and movement even if it is still. Read Less
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