363/365(+1), a photo by Luca Rossini on Flickr.
Lens: Voigtlander color-skopar 35mm f2.5
Camera: NEX-7, ISO800, f2.5 1/40, raw
Next Monday this project/blog will come to its end. Well, I will shoot my last photo for the project on Monday, but as you know every shot is published the day after, so next Tuesday is the exact day in which I will post the last photo and the last story for this 365 (+1) Days of NEX-7.
I have a train for Milan scheduled for tomorrow, and with that almost all the remaining shots for the project. I don’t know what will be my subject on Saturday, but it will most probably be either the trip or the city of Milan. On Sunday I will most probably choose one of the shots I’ll be taking at the wedding for which I’m going to Milan. On Monday I’ll have just enough time to return home and get ready for the last shot of the project, which will inevitably be the cover of the forth and final printed/ebook volume of the four-volumes series which will collect the whole blog.
I’m telling you all this to let you understand why this is the goodbye shot of Agata in the project. We are leaving her at Claudia’s parents for the time we’ll stay in Milan, so she’ll be back with us only after the end of the project. I feel I really need to publish a last portrait to show how big she’s getting and what an incredible transformation she has gone through the last 362 days. And since I can’t show in a photograph how good she’s getting in talking, I’ll go for the self-feeding.
Now, if you had kids or little brothers/sisters, you’ll know that the self-feeding is a behavior very much linked to the time in which the baby turns into a (very small) kid. At least, this is what happened to Agata in the last few days.
So, here she is, so proud of her (not so proficient) feeding techniques, showing me how she brings the spoon into her mouth, because as for all the other human beings who ever inhabited this planet, nothing in life is ever going to be as important as the approval from her parents, and no food will taste better than this one if I’m there clapping my hands at her success.