New Orleans LA, USA

Nothing is worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. Ansel Adams

Alfonso Pompo Bresciani is an award winning New Orleans based photographer specializing in units stills photography for feature films and television, headshot, portrait photography and fine art. Member of the ICG: International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600), New Orleans and New York City local hire. To see the most up to date selection of images available for purchase as Fine Art Prints or for Licensing purposes, please always visit his secure site www.nolaPIC.com as this blog only shows a small percentage of his photography work. For photo inquiries in the New Orleans metro area or out of state, stock photo requests or any other inquiries, please email Canon [at] pompo dot com.

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Showing at the The Multimedia Art Museum – Moscow House of Photography !

Phil Harris Jazz funeral
Phil Harris Jazz funeral/ Click image to purchase an unsigned open edition print

 

April 10, 2014
I’m very excited to have this photo of mine selected to be shown at the The Multimedia Museum – Moscow House of Photography as part of a show sponsored by the U.S Embassy in Moscow to highlight America’s diversity for Russian audiences. The Multimedia Museum is the leading institution exhibiting photography in Moscow with recent exhibitions of Elliot Erwitt, Sebastiano Salgado, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Martin Parr, Alec Soth, Steve McCurry, August Sander, Berenice Abbott and upcoming 2014 exhibitions of Garry Winogrand. The New Orleans Culture Exhibition runs from May to July 2014.

About the photograph:
On June 9th, 2010, Discovery channel filmed a funeral parade to honor the life of Captain Phil Harris from TV’s Deadliest Catch. Crew from Deadliest Catch and the music of The Soul Rebels Brass band attended-in the Marigny District Jazz funeral event in New Orleans.

 

2014 Krewe of Zulu Pictures !

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April 1st 2014 What an incredible Mardi Gras it was, my love/obsession for shooting with the rain came through this 2014 Mardi Gras day and on top of that I really got up and close to my all time favorite Krewe of  Zulu for some unreal pictures! It was VERY cold and miserable, ( at […]

Quentin Tarantino, Hugh Laurie, Ian Somerhalder and Norman Reedus

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March 1 through  March4, 2014. Best New Orleans Mardi Gras ever with lots of celebrities throwing all kind of beads and doubloons! People (and photographers included!) absolutely loved it! To see more shots on my other site nolaPIC.com please click here: http://www.nolapic.com/celebritiesgras2014     Quentin Tarantino Orpheus parade New Orleans Quentin Tarantino Orpheus parade New Orleans […]

The “usual suspects” in Jackson Square, and Royal Street. Guest star on the broom, Dr. Love !

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January 22, 2014 Most street street musicians and artists in new Orleans performs where the tourists are, so they can make a living selling CDs and making a few tips while they do what they love. Beside the “first French Quarter stop” of Jackson Square, right in front of the St. Louis Cathedral, next, comes […]

My Photos Published in National Geographic Traveler

Jennifer Jones, Selma Heraldo, and Yoshio Toyama   January 13, 2014 These two pictures taken at the 2011 Satchmo Summerfest second line have been published on the December 2013/January 2014 of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER print issue (above), and iPad article, full spread (shot below). Not only the National Geographic publication included on their article “Best […]

Black and white photos of the French Quarter

I usually love for my images a muted and slightly unsaturated palette of colors, but when the light is just right, and the contrast  screams at me, black and white conveys in my opinion a more timeless and mysterious feel to the photographs, and in this case, on these shots below, I think black and white […]

Head Washing Ceremony with Voodoo Priestess Sallie Ann Glassman

Sallie Ann Glassman Vodoo Priestesess

  Sallie Ann Glassman Vodoo Priestess   I have been meaning to go to the head washing ceremony of Voodoo priestess Sallie Ann Glassman for a few years now, but for a reason or another I always seemed to miss it and then, of course, regret it. The ceremony is held every year at sunset […]

2013 New Orleans Mardi Gras Photos

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Zulu on Mardi Gras day rolling on Canal St. (click on image to purchase a print )   Here is a quick sample of some of my best shots taken during the super-mega-crowded 2013 Carnival season! More can be found on my other site http://www.nolaPIC.com where prints can be purchased…’Til next year: Laissez Les Bons Temps […]

New Orleans Photography Now Available as Collages!

As seen above, collages now available at http://www.nolaPIC.com  ! Choose between 5″ x 7″,  8″ X 8″ or 16″ X 20″ size and different layouts! You pick the images to add to the layout chosen! (click on one image, click “BUY” scroll down to the product list until you see at the bottom the collages, choose you […]

Louisiana Swamp Photography

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  The depth and richness of photographic subjects found in Louisiana are well beyond what you might just encounter on a day to day basis in the French Quarter. I have to admit it, lately I have been shooting mostly urban scenery myself, but  shooting in the swamps and bayous is something that one must […]

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