About the Book
Black No Branco follows the same concept of my previous work: The Best Pictures of My Pocket Camera. I'm still using small cameras to challenge myself.
Is good to do something that you have no idea how is going to ends up but you do anyway. Better is when you do all that and the result surprises you.
Black No Branco surprised me in a very good way. As a photographer you always want to discuss the meaning of photography. Why do I like to look at this black and white image? What do that means to me?
Light and shadows tell us something deeper into our imagination. Imagination is a tunnel or a time travel into endless possibilities.
We can talk about what I wanted to say but would be good to know what the images have said to you.
Ricardo Meddina was born in Minas Gerais State, Brazil. He lived in Rio de Janeiro for 17 years where he studied Architecture and Marketing. He has published several articles about urbanism and architecture for the magazine The Construction published by Editora Pini, from São Paulo, Brazil. After a brief experience as designer, composer and producer for theatrical and cinematographic ventures in Rio,he flew to New York City where he studied business at New York University. In 2002, he released: "Manhattã - Under The Skies Of The Golden City", which is a multimedia work with photos, poems, video and music about the Big Apple. In 2003, Meddina wrote, hosted and directed the documentary: "Central Park - 150 years"., which was accepted into the New York-Brazilian Film Festival in 2003. In 2007, he produced "US Open Magic", a travel through the excitement of a Tennis Tournament, the US Open 2007. In 2011 two new books were released: "The Best Pictures of My Pocket Camera", a book where