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Milan Fashion Week

The Italian city of Milan is recognised internationally as one of the world’s most important fashion capitals, along with Paris, New York and London. It is additionally recognized as the main sartorial hub in the country, with Rome and Florence being other major centres. Milan has established a long history within the fields of fashion, […]

NAVIGLI

If today Milan in 2015 is this (the economic capital and the business of Italy) one of the reasons are the “Navigli” canals. Milan is not born on a great river as Rome (Tiber), Florence (Arno), Turin (Po) or Verona (Adige), but grows and develops in an area rich in spring waters and it has […]

Gentleman’s Ride Milano

On Sunday September 27th 2015, more than 36,833 smartly-dressed gentlefolk in 410 cities from 79 countries will straddled the saddles of their café racers, bobbers, scramblers and other marvellous custom motorcycles to raise awareness and help fund the cure for prostate cancer. In Milan 625 Riders and 14.289 € reached made the day very positive.

Milano Street Photography

As you know the Street Photography comes from “straight photography” or direct photography of the early ‘900 (for more and better information go to the blog of Angel Ferrillo). The most interesting thing for me is that the Street Photography is born as a new movement of photography that has as main characteristic to not […]

Gay Pride Milano 2015

The Economist published a map showing which European countries provide in their national gay marriage or some form of civil union, and those where there is no kind of recognition for homosexual couples. Civil unions are recognized in some way in the large part of Western Europe, while in Eastern Europe are still illegal: Italy […]

MI AMI 2015 “street photography workshop”

Il  MI AMI (acronimo per Musica Importante a Milano) festival è l”happening” di musica indipendente e cultura giovanile più famoso in Italia. E’ organizzato dal portale Rockit (www.rockit.it) . Ogni anno nella prima settimana di Giugno durante la tre giorni dell’evento (quest’anno dal 5 al 7 ) una media di più di 15.000 fan si […]

Mobile Mask

More and more people are taking pictures with their smartphones and leaving their digital cameras behind. More pictures than ever are being taken today, even as sales of traditional digital cameras are dropping. What’s behind this conundrum? It’s the influx of smartphones with built-in cameras; smartphone users are ditching their standalone cameras and shooting pics […]

Gran Canaria (the European summer in winter)

Gran Canaria enjoys year round warmth and sunshine with very little seasonal variation. Summers are hot and dry while winters are just slightly cooler with a few showers. The island is the third largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, often called ‘Islands of Eternal Spring’ due to their enviable climate. Till November, is hot and sunny; from December till April, is […]

Di Roma lo stemma, di Siena l’onore

23 Dec 2014 / 1 Comment / in documentary, Italy, Palio, people, Reportage

Siena secondo la leggenda fu fondata da Senio, figlio di Remo, ucciso dal gemello Romolo fondatore di Roma. Senio, col fratello Aschio, avrebbe infatti lasciato Roma perché perseguitati dallo zio Romolo trovando rifugio nella nuova città. Statue della Lupa che nutre i due gemelli sono sparse per tutta Siena. Dalla leggenda prende il nome la Contrada della […]

Carnevale di Venezia

The Carnival of Venice has ancient origins (since 1064) . As in the Roman Empire the Games (panem et circenses) were used for “drugging the square” and calm the lower classes with a period devoted to recreation and entertainment, so the Venetian oligarchy of Venice instituted the carnival as we know today already from the […]