If Santa Claus is a universal figure, in some alpine areas of German culture, such as Alto Adige, Austria, Bavaria and also in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, in addition to the character of Nikolaus (St. Nicholas, from which Santa Claus originated) another bizarre subject peeps out: the Krampus.
A Winter road trip in Brittany… I imagine that sentence shouldn’t be a dream for many people. The grey sky, the wind, the rain, the cold, the fog. This region of northwestern France has always had a terrible reputation for its weather. Me being the first, when I think about a road trip in this […]
The Fujifilm X100V just may be my favorite camera of all time. It’s small, compact and can go almost everywhere with me. The X-E4 is almost as small, but can use different lenses. I think there’s room for both, so I took them along with me for a photo adventure in Nebraska. Nebraska is full […]
It’s midnight in the mountains. A storm is raging around us. Lightning and thunder are shaking the earth. Small stones are crumbling from the ceiling of our cave. I can feel water dripping on my head. And the rain blowing in my face. After three intense days in the mountains, I am exhausted. Every part […]
When I was a child, I never really took much notice of the beauty of nature, and hiking was everything but a pleasure. However, my passion for being outdoors and exploring beautiful places got bigger and bigger over the years. January 2021. Even though it was a new year, it didn’t feel like it. All […]
The show must go onInside my heart is breakingMy make-up may be flakingBut my smile still stays on. In this phrase from Queen’s song, there is all the soul of the Circus and also of our lives in Covid-19 times. A few days before lockdown, I was lucky enough to take backstage photos in a […]
I live in Ascoli Piceno, a small town in central Italy. Here, too, the pandemic crisis’s effects were felt in all work sectors, blocking many activities, including mine. As a photographer, I try in my small way to deal with this historical moment in the world through the narration in images. The Covid-19 emergency, which […]
Recently I’ve taken stock of the lenses that have been collecting dust. Surprisingly, I noticed that I hadn’t shot with the Fuji XF16mm F1.4 lens in a long, long time. So, when my family decided to go out on a chilly October day to get some fresh air, I grabbed the lens in order to […]