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PHOTOGRAPHER

PHOTOGRAPHER

Born in Milan in 1978. Always in contact with the world of the image, he attended art school and graduated in Visual Design at the Politecnico di Milano.
In 2007 he received the first patent sub and in 2009 began to focus to underwater photography, a passion, almost an obsession that led him to travel to tropical paradises, as well as a plunge into our wonderful Mediterranean, exploring the fresh waters Italian rivers and streams. To date he has dived himself in the Red Sea, the Maldives, Malaysia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Spain and of course Italy, particularly in Liguria that he attended as a child and that continues to be his “second house”. Several pictures published in trade magazines (SUB ITA), Ocean Geographic (AUS), Unterwasser (GER) and provided to organizations such as IUCN.
From 2014 is part of the Nauticam Italy team image.
He has won awards in several events and international underwater photography competitions including “Ocean Geographic”, Ocean Art, Our World Underwater, Northern Carolina University Photo Society and other competition among the most important in the Italian, the Abyss (the city of Venice, OrtonAmare, Myshot, etc.) In 2014 along with other underwater photographers colleagues founded the IUPS – Italian Underwater Photography Society, whose mission is to promote and enhance the photographic culture linked underwater image in beautiful country.



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