Shooting at a 7 Days Eurocup match is not that immense fun because there are strict rules about photographers’ location. This means, still on the court but not too close to the baseline. And I absolutely love to place myself right below the basket, ground zero, with a wide-angle lens.
Having said that, here’s the photos I shot yesterday night at the Pallacanestro Reggiana vs Unics Kazan. A breathtaking match, no doubt!
Shot on Saturday January 20th, 2018 at the PalaBigi in Reggio Emilia (Italy). Pallacanestro Reggiana aka GrissinBon vs Sidigas Avellino.
I am very happy to share with all of you this amazing news. My Court Battle photography, shot during a match of the GrissinBon Pallacanestro Reggiana, A League Basketball team from Reggio Emilia Italy, ranked 3 at the 2017 IPA in the Court Sports category. I am always suprised by the international recognition my photography receives, and I thank all of my supporters, first of all my family.
Turban Child, a photograph taken at the Sikh Temple in Parma, Italy in 2016, is an image to which I am very attached as it represents a dream of mine, that of being able to travel and recount stories of distant lands. It is a photo that today, itself, will travel, and will recount its own story to many, to very many people, thanks to the totally unexpected international recognition from the World Photography Organization which has moved me, not geographically, but truly moved me beyond words.
My endearing gratitude goes out to you, as to all those who “listen” to my stories; because stories are without significance when without listeners, and the joy to received awards is worth little when not shared.
Turban Child has been commended in the Culture category of the Open competition at the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. Turban Child was chosen as one of the best 50 pictures in this category. It was selected from 105,692 images from 182 countries.
Turban Child will be exhibited at the Somerset House, London as part of the Sony World Photography & Martin Parr 2017 Exhibition from 21st April – 7th May
Seeking refuge by the heat
under a blanket of fluffy clouds of flowers.
The sun found me
and I caught his golden rays on a silver mirror
Here they are, for you
Let your Summer Holidays shine