Born as sport and fashion photographer i think that "catch the moment" is the essence of photography.
I'm also a jounalist member of: Italian Journalist Professinal Association, USSI (Unione Stampa Sportiva), AIPS (Association International de la Press Sportif)
I'm director of ASF Press Images photo & news agency (authorization of Court of Law RC n.15-2010) and also director of the magazine focused on fashion and beauty "ASFashion TheMag"
As stringer i work for the most important world's news & photo agencies as AFP - Agence France Presse and Getty Images. On 2007 one of my images was choosen as one of the 14 world's 2007 AFP best photos.
On December 2012 i had been awarded with the "TheLookOfTheYear" 2012 prize for the best fashion&beauty photos (in previous editions photographers like Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh, Patrick Demarchelier and Oliviero Toscani where in the judgement comettee and received this award; it was a big honor for me to be inserted in this very narrow and selected groud of prized photographers that made the history of fashion photography).
For more information and references:
http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Look_o … ion_Awards
Winner of this year:
http://www.thelookoftheyear.tv/2012/ind … otos-06-06
Based in south of italy i'm looking for models to explore new ways to create images rappresenting "a different point of view" in studio and location outside the logic of commercial photography.
I'm one of the media officially accredited to (in alfabetical order):
London Fashion Week
ACM - America's Cup Management
Dorna (Moto GP)
FIA - Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (Formula 1)
FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association
UEFA - Union Européen des Football Association