Whether you’re gearing up for your next vacation or are still traveling vicariously during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it’s always fun to find yourself in the planning process, jotting down ideas and reading up on everywhere you want to visit someday. As travel begins to make its inevitable comeback, more people are hitting the road, navigating...

The photographer Flavia Loreto was raised and born in Rome, after spending 20 years in Germany, she now lives in the USA. Photography is her passion and her way of relating to the people and to the world, of expressing emotions and feelings. She took these photographs of Naples one day in February 2016, following her curiosity and emotions through...

Every autumn as the Tuscan sun slowly dims, the wine harvest begins, and the fruits of the lands are plucked, stored and transformed, albeit slowly, into the future elixirs. There’s no better time to visit and to do so properly requires a experience-perfect in the clountryside to set the theme. Herewith the best Tuscan wine experiences for wine sea...

To say that The Families of Man is a large group exhibition with which the Regional Archaeological Museum of Aosta offers an unprecedented overview of Italian photography over the last twenty years would be an understatement. In fact the project, conceived and realised by Electa and curated by Elio Grazioli and Walter Guadagnini, allows visitors no...

In Italy, there is a certain combination of magnificence that any ordinary tourist can capture in a casual photo. It is the magnificent, frescoed interior inside a 15th-century palace set in a cobblestoned city surrounded by pine-laced countryside. But rarely do photos capture all those multiple levels of ravishing beauty and arresting grandeur at...

"I was going to begin my tales of this city with a statement about how long I've been here, but the phone rang," the Italian-American photographer Patrick D. Pagnano (1947-2018) wrote in a notebook on April 16, 1974 -- just six weeks after he and his new wife, Kari, arrived in New York City for their honeymoon. After spending their first week at th...

The National Italian American Foundation is now accepting submissions for our Ninth Annual NIAF Photo Contest. ENTER TODAY! The Theme: Tutto Bene! (Everything is fine!). This year’s Photo Contest theme Tutto Bene! means “Everything is Fine!” And, compared to 2020, that optimistic tone seems appropriate. The challenge is to submit photos that in som...

«There is nothing here. This is a sentence I heard thousands of times, as if I had contacted a voicemail instead of actual people.» It is perhaps in this passage from the writer Franco Armino’s “Vocabolario Appenninico” (Apennine Vocabulary) that the ultimate meaning of Simone Donati’s new work is concealed. Donati is a Tuscan photographer known ab...

In my opinion, it is important for creatives to experience and examine the work and art that has come before us. Everyone has work or photographers they aspire to, but who inspired them? The process and experience of unraveling this trail can lead to rapid artistic growth in my opinion, and the best part is coming across a photographer you never kn...

From their first appearance in 1839, photographic images have radically changed the way we live and think. Though it did not appear clear from the very beginning, photography is more than a tool for capturing the world in painstaking detail. Through photographs, we simultaneously construct who we are and understand where we have been. As such, much...