Year: 2016

Tuscany’s Off-Season, a Hidden Gem

Travel in Tuscany awakens thoughts of wandering hills and verdant panoramas. With such stunning landscapes comes hordes of eager tourists. To escape the relentless crowds and see another side of Tuscany, travelers might consider visiting the region in its winter off-season, as I did while on a shoot for the New York Times. Read More

Sicily – Free houses in Gangi

Sicily, free houses in Gangi

Last July I ventured to Sicily with Aussie journalist, Josephine McKenna to photograph the village of Gangi, a small town in the Sicilian countryside that’s making big waves. To breathe new life into Gangi’s waning population and a tired economy, local mayor Giuseppe Ferrarello arranged to have the town’s many abandoned houses given away for free. The catch? The new homeowners must simply have the old houses renovated.

We met with Ferrarello and many of the enthusiastic new homeowners to learn more about the project and how this sleepy little town is waking up. Explore the full gallery of images here, or read the story for Air Berlin magazine here. Read More

Portraits – Italian Prime Minister – Matteo Renzi

A few hours before I boarded my flight to Australia for my Christmas holiday, I found myself in the Prime Minister’s office here in Rome, preparing for a portrait session with the dynamic Italian leader.  As far as politicians go, Matteo Renzi is quite a charismatic man, and I thoroughly enjoyed this rather hasty photo session for the Financial Times.
All of the images I shot of Renzi are available for licensing and can be viewed in the full gallery here.

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