(less formal) Portraits
Digital creations

lighting schemes

Lighting scheme for a radiant look that inspires calm and serenity
For a portrait look that puts the subject in an almost glowing light, I use two large rectangular softboxes. The subject is about 1 m...
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One-light setup for wide portraits
Looking for a one-light setup that casts a beautiful set of shadows on the face, is sufficient to illuminate the torso as well (while keeping...
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The best lighting for pizza
Pizza is food so, traditionally, benefits from (moderate) backlighting. Pizza is also large and flat: a large(r) and flat light source was my choice. The...
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short photographic essays

Keyword dictionary: images in personal perspective, standing, looking down
Keywords: personal perspective; looking down; standing; feet; directly above Photos taken in p.o.v. (point of view) i.e. personal perspective, while looking down, show our feet together with...
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One day, one camera and one lens in Lucca
A short photo-trip to Lucca, to create stock photos, with a sample and the main relevant keywords that I used
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Ghosts of Christmas’ past cameras
I’ve shot some Christmas pictures in the past years, and now that autumn is approaching its end and winter is arriving, I thought of showcasing...
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Photos of walls as backdrops
Wandering through Tuscan villages is beautiful in itself and doubly beautiful for a photographer. The eyes may wander far away and meet villas, mansions, fields,...
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Equipment for photographing in a pizzeria
Packing the right gear is for me the last stage of a process where I try and understand the least I can use to get...
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Bicycle as a solution to a photographer’s block
When I was an undergraduate student in Pisa, I cycled daily for my urban commute from home to the University. I found it pleasant and...
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Here you will find:

  • My blog, about photography, Science and Engineering, and whatever I wish
  • Samples of my photography, often accompanied by short essays
  • Excerpts of my photographic portfolio

If you want to be photographed by me, or model for me, on this page you can find some commercial information.

Choose this page if you want to read how to buy and license my images or if you wish to read further details of me as a photographer.

Finally, choose this page for a few details of my Engineering background.

Please, do contact me.

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