Ground Control to Major Tom

My unusual foray into natural landscape photography. Deeply struck by the beauty of this place, I felt in every way like travelling to a distant planet loosing often contact with the rest of the world during my two days solitary ascent to the upper plateau.

New York Aerial

Aerial view of 2nd Avenue, Manhattan, New York City.
Jüdisches Museum Berlin - olive garden

Jüdisches Museum Berlin – 2000

The Jewish Museum. Olives in the Garden of Exile with the Museum’s main building in the background. The museum complex is composed by two buildings, the old “Kollegienhaus” and deconstructivist-style building by architect Daniel Libeskind.
portrait dated back in 1990. Film Tmax 3200.

Frame 0

One of the very first photos I took back in 1990 with basic equipment and film Tmax 3200. My sister while she was studying the first year of architecture. Inspired by her work, I followed her same route later. At that time I was messing around with high sensitivity film and chemicals to get a few pictures .

Guggenheim Construction Site in Bilbao – 1997

In 1997-98 I was living in the Basque Country and I had the opportunity to see and take photos of the construction site of the Guggenheim in its advanced stage. The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art, architecture by Arch. Frank O. Gehry. The building is made of stone, glass and titanium panels.
The summit of Monte Bianco or Mont Blanc - aerial view

Monte Bianco – Mont Blanc summit

The summit of Monte Bianco or Mont Blanc at dawn - this is most likely my first aerial picture taken. I was heading to Geneva, Switzerland on a commercial flight and I had the luck to spot the giant at dawn with its peak blessed by the morning light. Shot on Ektachrome transparency.
Arab World Institute, Institut du Monde Arabe, IMA, Paris

Arab World Institute, Institut du Monde Arabe – 1998

The Arab World Institute is a private foundation founded in Paris in 1980 by members of the League of Arab States with France, to promote and disseminate information about the Arab world and its cultural and spiritual values
A little girl gets on the train. L'Île-Rousse, Corsica

Gare de L’Île Rousse

I shot this picture when I was travelling alone to meet some friends in Bastia, Corsica. On that morning I came across the assassination of Jean-Michel Rossi, a former leader...
Elderly walking on the street

Street in July

Elderly walking in the street during a hot summer afternoon. Rome, Italy. July 08, 2015
Girls talking on the phone on the street.

Urban Summer Afternoon

Urban summer afternoon. Girls talking on the phone. Rome, Italy. July 08, 2015