Blog & Stories

These are their stories, this is also my story.

The story which enrolls in front of my camera, the story all can see. There are also stories which lay in the background and are not perceivable only looking at the pictures. Stories which its own matter is made of real words and real persons. These are the stories which I will forever behold in my own heart.

In my perception these stories are indistinguishable one from the other, neither exists without the other. Matching them together coherently is a challenging game.

All of us are part of these stories. From the subjects who glimpse at each other and peek at me and me smiling in complicity at them. Their feelings, my feelings, all captured in the same instant.

Possible?

Is it possible to tell a story when we do not fully know it? One of the few things I am aware of is that I can listen and when a soul is sensitive and receptive these stories enroll themselves allowing them to be shared.

There is not a correct or better way to listen to these stories. It prevails the zest of being part of them.

In my pictures there are stories which its own matter is memory and anticipation of further stories yet to be unfolded which someone will have the favorable fate to tell.

As a child listening to an elder telling stories lost in time while its own imagination floats aimlessly to fabricate further more stories.

We all are memories, stories, the main characters of these stories and I do not want to stop telling them.

These stories withhold the commitment to generate further stories and I have the privilege to witness such moments, to be on the scene of so much happiness displayed and often I ask to myself how come I am so fortunate and I truly love to share each single of these portrayed memories.

Thank you all of you who allowed me to tell your stories and memories, I have put a little piece of myself in each of your stories, I hope you don’t mind.

Feel that Jazz in Florence
Feel that Jazz in Florence with Louise ad Jeseph Think to be in Florence, my city, in a very hot summer day. Put a little touch of Fitzgerald mood, well my favourite writer. Add a group of friends who just want to have fun and suddenly you can hear it, all that jazz. It's all around and you want to dance though is really hot you can not help but feel the rhythm and the music that goes down the hills. Lights turn on and it looks magic. Wine flows and air gets hotter but you keep dancing and the night seems to never end. This is real fun, is pure joy. That's what I love to do. It's the rhythm around me. It's not just about a photogra ...
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Beautiful as a family
Beautiful as a Family, this is the wedding story of Emma and Stephen and her little one. It was few months ago, it was the beginning of the wedding season, before a long summer that I spent running up and down this sunny country.  It seems to me that much time has passed since then, maybe because I see the photos of Scarlett growing up and then I realize that time has really gone. So this morning I decided to take these hours all for them, because this is a family I really want right in my stories. There is a special place for them, because their smile is something printed on me. To get marry is a dream and I believe the dream mus ...
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“A story of human beings” Way Up North Europe’s Best Wedding Story 2017
And suddenly it happens and you are one of the finalists. You feel you have reached highest peak and you are already happy with that. But the best is yet to come, name is up there, on the screen, the only one, because you have won. One of the best awards you could long for. Of course there are things to say now, words that need to be shared and these words here below are mine. First of all some words of gratitude and on top the list there are Anna and Josh who are the true core of this story. Silvia Bagni from Italian Wedding Designer who planned the entire event and all who worked so hard to accomplish such perfect day. The story ...
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The secret heart of the tower
The secret heart of the tower Set amidst rural Tuscany there is a small medieval village. Right in the center of the village there is a stone tower which seen from beneath it does not seem all that high. But I was assuming wrongly, I assure you, it's much higher than what you would gather. And the climbing steps are countless, old steps and banisters as you hardly happen to see any longer. I can assure you so because those tiny steep steps I have climbed them together with Janneke and Dirk. Only once on the rooftop I then reminded that I suffer of vertigo. While we were squeezed in an old Fiat 500 searching for characteristic cypresses ...
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Feeling like Scarlett under the tuscan rustic country rain
Country shooting. Imagine a day filled with dark clouds, the rain which seems to stop but in the end decides to keep you company. A small lace parasol and flounces of white organza of a beautiful Vera Wang wedding dress. Her smile that lights up this day and opens our hearts. Beautiful Christine it was so lovely to look at her and reminded me in a way of Scarlett in Gone with the wind when she goes to the pic nic in the countryside surrounded by the eyes of her admirers while her heart only beats for her love. And Chris was so much excited that he did not want to show it. I believe the laughter of all their friends were heard throu ...
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My modern Monnalisa
My modern Monnalisa There is a place here in Tuscany in the heart of Chianti where the gaze is lost thorught the golden vineyards. There is a place which seems to come out of a movie and where once echoed the words of a famous Shakespeare's comedy. In this place, surrounded by these walls people say the Master Leonardo Da Vinci painted the most famous smile of the world, La Gioconda. This is where Nick and Vicky looked into each other eyes and after shared a tear they said "for ever" under a sky of smiles. Maybe because when you happen to be in such a place the words you want to hear are "for ever" or maybe there are a milion other ...
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