Ex Yugoslavia, Tuzla, Bosnia - Erzegovina 1995
photographer and professional journalist, born in Siena on 1964.
He's living in Tuscany and working between Pisa, Rome, Milan,
Paris, London and other european cities.
His archives are composed of reportage and pictures shooted during
25 years of activity: images of landscapes, cities, art, cultur, life stories...
from one of the most beautiful places in the world, The Tuscany.
During these years, he has realized special reportages as :
Evolution of the colors of the Tuscany Landscapes over the four seasons,
Life and work of the Sardinian's shepherds emigrated in Tuscany,
The secular tradition horses's race of the Palio of Siena,
Wine production in Chianti Classico land, from the vintage to the cellar,
The Oil-harvesting, The Stabilization works of the Leaning Tower of Pisa,
The Ancient Roman Boats discovered in the port of Pisa,
The Under Water village of Vagli, that re-emerge from the lake every 10 years.
The ten years spent to realize this reportage on the Stabilization works of the
Leaning Tower, from 1992 to 2001, has produced publishing around the world,
an itinerant photo-exhibition begun on 2003 in USA at the United Nation Palace
in New York, 2004 Canada in Vancouver and 2005 Denmark in Copenaghen.
Expecially for this first exibition in N.Y., has been also published the book titled:
" 1992-2001 : The Stabilization Works of The Leaning Tower".
A special section regards the photojournalism, as during these years
he has realized features for italian and foreign press,
on national and international events as Somalia in 1993, Rwandain 1994,
Bosnia since 1994 until 1998, Albania in 1997 end Kosowo in 2000.
These pictures have taken part of exhibition in Italy and abroad.
From his birthday town of Siena he begun the activity of photojournalism
working with regional daily newspaper LA NAZIONE.(1987 - 1991).
Moved to Pisa town in (1993) he's collaborating with the daily
regional newspaper IL TIRRENO, he has been correspondent from
the Tuscany region for the national press agency ANSA (1993 - 1998),
the international press agency ASSOCIATED PRESS (1999 - 2008),
the french international press agency FRANCE PRESS (2009-2014),
the daily newspaper IL CORRIERE della SERA (1989 - 2008),
and he's corresponding for the national daily sport newspaper
CORRIERE dello SPORT STADIO (since 1995).
He was been
official sport photographer for
Siena's italian soccer team
(1989 - 1999),
Siena's Mens Sana Montepaschi italian basketball team (1990 - 1993),
Fiorentina's italian serie A soccer team and its magazine VIOLA (1991 - 1995),
In foreign countries he is represented by the french agency SYGMA-CORBIS in Paris,
the spanish AGEFOTOSTOCK, the german MAURITIUS,
the english TRAVEL PICTURES and the londinian CULTURA,
the japanes PACIFIC PRESS SERVICE and the austrian ASABLANCA.
From the year 2003 he begun a partnership with international publisher of Calendars
as the italian LEM ART GROUP, the german DUMONTE , WEINGARTEN
and GEO SAISONS, the american BARNES & NOBLES and ZIGA DESIGN.
On September 2008, the english publisher HALSGROVE ltd has printed in exclusive
the book titled " Perfect Tuscany " a 150 full colors pages of his 20 years work
on Tuscany Landscapes during the Four Seasons.
On November 2008, the calendar " Toskana 2009" printed by the german publisher
WEINGARTEN verlag, has received the International Quality Award
as the best quality calendar production in Landscapes category.
In 2010 he was one of the official photographer supplier
websites INTOSCANA.IT end TURISMO.INTOSCANA.IT,
the Official tourist site of the Tuscan's Regional Council.
On March - April 2014 realized for the editorial - publisher group Finegil,
( regional newspaper of Espresso - Repubblica Group ), aerial reportages
titled " Tuscany from the Sky ", a commercial promotion through the 9
different editions / province / editorials of the daily newspaper IL TIRRENO.
From September 2014 cover sport features in Italian's serie A soccer match
for the italian nationa press agency ANSA.
His photos and reportages has been published on italian and foreign
newspaper, magazine, websites as:
IL CORRIERE della SERA, LA REPUBBLICA, GENTE, OGGI, FOCUS,
IL VENERDI' di REPUBBLICA, SETTE di Rcs, TRAVESIAS,
LO SPECCHIO della Stampa, LE FIGARO', THE TIMES, EPA,
WALL STREET JOURNAL, GRAND REPORTAGES, EL MUNDO,
USA TODAY, THE GUARDIAN, GEO SPAIN, GEO FRANCE,
GEO GERMANY, GEO RUSSIA, GEO KOREA, GEO INTERNATIONAL,
HERALD TRIBUNE, LA DOLCE VITA, THE SUNDAY TIMES,
LIFE, TIME, BBC WORLD, LOS ANGELES TIME, WASHINGTON POST.