Feb 10 2012 Ten days of severe freeze and snow in Italy (and more to come!)

Dec 30 2011 Treia – Presepe Vivente

taken on Tue, 27 Dec 2011 16:15:51pm (CET) in Treia, Italy [ NIKON D300; 34 mm @ f/2.8 @ 0.003 sec (1/320) @ 200 ISO ; metering: Auto, Multi-segment]

Dec 18 2011 Bozen, Dec’2011

taken on Sun, 11 Dec 2011 13:50:10pm (CET) in Bolzano, Italy [NIKON D300; 17 mm @ f/3.5 @ 0.01 sec (1/100) @ 200 ISO]

May 8 2010 Mille Miglia, crossing the historical center of Bologna

The Mille Miglia was an open-road endurance race which took place in Italy twenty-four times from 1927 to 1957. Since 1977, the name was revived as the Mille Miglia Storica, a parade for pre-1957 cars that takes several days.. Here’s some shots I took yesterday night in Bologna, while the race crossed the historical city Continue reading

Apr 26 2010 Colours

taken on Sun, 25 Apr 2010 14:21:54pm (CEST) in Zadina Pineta, Italy [ NIKON D300; 55 mm @ f/2.8 @ 1/2000th @ 200 ISO ; metering: Auto, Center-weighted average ] [ location: 44 deg 13′ 28.20″ N, 12 deg 22′ 60.00″ E, 47 m a.s.l. ]

Mar 6 2010 Walking with Dinosaurs

After 65 million years they’re back! Dinosaurs once again roam the earth in a spectacular theatrical arena show, Walking with Dinosaurs, based on the award-winning BBC Television Series. Internationally renowned designers have worked with scientists to create 15 life-size dinosaurs, including the terror of the ancient terrain, Tyrannosaurus-rex! (official website) taken on Fri, 5 Mar Continue reading

Sep 28 2009 Ferrara Balloons Festival

Ferrara Balloons Festival is one of the largest festivals of hot air ballooning in Europe, with numerous teams from Italy and other parts of the world bringing their traditional or uniquely shaped aircraft. The festival also features concerts, shows, entertainment and a grand Village of the Air with numerous attractions, shops and food outlets. Check Continue reading

Sep 28 2009 Few of the Baloons Festival shots, more to come

Ferrara Balloons Festival is one of the largest festivals of hot air ballooning in Europe, with numerous teams from Italy and other parts of the world bringing their traditional or uniquely shaped aircraft. The festival also features concerts, shows, entertainment and a grand Village of the Air with numerous attractions, shops and food outlets Check Continue reading

Sep 16 2009 L’Armesa de Sel

Cervia (RA), Italy – Sept.12 2009: during the historical re-living of the “armesa de sel” the salt producers unload about 100 tons of salt from the “burchiella” on shore from the section of the canal. Instead of being stored, the salt is distributed free of cost as a sign of good luck. Check out the Continue reading

Aug 15 2009 Ferragosto Fireworks

Ferragosto is a major mid-summer holiday in Italy taken on Sat, 15 Aug 2009 0:27:21am (CEST) in Civitanova Marche, Italy [ NIKON D300; 22 mm @ f/2.8 @ 1/125th @ 1600 ISO ; metering: Manual, Multi-segment ]

Jun 21 2009 back from a wedding…

Fun wedding reception activities for kids taken on Sat, 20 Jun 2009 13:31:35pm (CEST) in Ponte Ronca, Italy [ NIKON D300; 55 mm @ f/3.2 @ 1/250th @ 200 ISO ; metering: Manual, Multi-segment ] [ location: 44 deg 29′ 36.60″ N, 11 deg 11′ 18.60″ E, 73 m a.s.l. ]