Please Don’t Go

Summer is ending, and I never felt so sorry to see it going. Usually as cooler temperatures set in, it is with a certain pleasure that we start looking forward to warmer clothing, real shoes instead of sandals, slides, and flip flops. Not This Time This year however, summer was not long enough, or so […]

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Summertime, and the Living is Easy

The Beauty of Summer Diving in crystal clear waters, golden tans; Bonfires on the beach, walks, excursions in the open air, but also more time for oneself, to devote to hobbies and passions … summer offers unforgettable moments. Listening the chirping in the woods, the sound of the wind moving the branches of the trees, […]

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Some Added Freedom

We got some more freedom to roam! First priority to see friends that are not relatives nor “CONGIUNTI!” The cherry picking was an extra bonus!

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Social Distancing and Clear Blue Skies

The long awaited freedom to roam is approaching. Although the official day to let us out—like a herd of horses waiting for the corral to be opened—will be May 4th, the streets are busy. Many on foot, always in couples. There is a lot of walking, jogging, and power walking. It is quite nice to […]

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#StayingHome

COVID-19 is all over the news, and yes the situation is serious. No one (state or country) should underestimate it. It will get there too. We are all asked to stay home! Or #StayHome to reach the social media addicts. That means avoiding social events, gathering, going to crowded bars for our beloved aperitivo. What […]

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One Love

I recently traded-in my old cameras and lenses. After a diligent research I decided for a mirror-less camera. First Love When I saw the Olympus with its old-style design, I remembered my very first love, my first Olympus bough long time ago, which I still keep for affection. Mine was love well matched; my old […]

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Blogging: Three Year Later

Considerations on my anniversary I was reminded that I started this blog three years ago. They are in reality just two years since I had about a year gap (I see it as a sabbatical 😉). In reality, I had a series of accidents, and it is not easy to be creative with a broken […]

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A Winter’s Day

A winter’s day In a deep and dark December January I am alone Gazing from my window to the streets below On a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow I am a rock I am an island I’ve built walls A fortress deep and mighty That none may penetrate I have no need of friendship, […]

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“Who’ll Stop The Rain”

Long as I remember The rain been comin’ down… It has been raining incessantly for more than a week! Venice is under water—but that is not news—though I hate when tourist rejoice at the chance of an extra pic with “reflections.” Venice has no need for “extra” reflections to shine; unfortunately each “acqua alta” occurrence […]

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Venice in Darkness

In Venice one can’t stop taking pictures, so many are the spectacular views, and photo ops that present itself to the first-time visitor and the frequent traveler as well. An evening with a little rain, becomes a very special occasion. There are fewer people walking around, therefore it seems that even if briefly Venice is […]

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Photogenic Italy

Wherever you are in Italy, if you like photography you don’t really need to be in Florence, Venice or the Amalfi Coast. Any small town can surprise you with its architecture, lovely corners, or landscapes. Just walk around with eyes wide open.  

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Lazy Days of Summer

Photographing summer between heatwaves and terrifying thunderstorms, they are typical of northern Italy, but that doesn’t mean that I am used to them. 😳 Sometimes they are accompanied by hail and strong winds. The ensuing damages are remarkable on crops and wine production expectations. Luckily it does happen often at night time, leaving the morning […]

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