I was always fascinated by photography since I was a child, and I was obsessed with photographs.
One of the things that I remember vividly was searching for albums and photos of my grandparents and parents at least once a week.
My grandmother had this little purse where she jealously kept all of her family pictures, I remember them to be really tiny black and white pictures. Her was not a wealthy family by any means, nonetheless, they had lots and lots of pictures, that were telling their story.
These are few of those photos. When she died I wanted something to hold on, and all of her precious pictures were there for me to take.
I touch them, smell them, and smile every single time I see them, knowing that I have a treasure in my hands.
This is something you can’t do with a digital file. Yes, you can share it on Facebook, or maybe Instagram. But who knows what the future holds? We don’t own the platforms where our photos “live.”
This is why, here at Coccole Photography, we firmly believe that a photograph is meant to be held and touched, not glanced at on a computer screen. Albums and prints become the tangibles that are passed down for generations.
It is our duty as photographers to create art that is passed down to future generations, not only to hold and to cherish but to discover.