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Venice

Venice

I was on assignment for a coffee table book on Venice for a Belgian editor during Carnevale. In between the…

Il piccione sta pensando

Il piccione sta pensando

This photo was taken at St Anthony's Cathedral in Padova. The pigeon seemed to be deep in thought in this…

Swordfish

Swordfish

I met a fisherman at the port of Riposto near Catania, a fisherman who was preparing to work the catch.…

Rainy Day in Gubbio

Rainy Day in Gubbio

I studied in Italy last year and became friends with a young woman from Vietnam. On a gray Saturday in…

Lights of Bari Vecchia

Lights of Bari Vecchia

  “Light of Bari Vecchia” won First Prize in the 8th Accenti Magazine Photo Contest, and was displayed at the…

Sbandieratori

Sbandieratori

“Sbandieratori” was the second-place winner of the 8th Accenti Photo Contest and recipient of a $250 prize. Cristina Pepe was…

Gift

Gift

“We had a five-hour wait for the train in Genova on our way back home from Sardegna. I remembered Genova from my childhood…

Guanti Bianchi

Guanti Bianchi

I took the photo in Napoli’s iconic Piazza del Plebiscito. The pattern of the soldiers marching in formation initially caught…

Rome-Art

Rome-Art

Two men stand before a doorway in a narrow street somewhere in Rome. One man hands the other a frame.…

Window Shopping

Window Shopping

There is an haute couture wedding gown shop on Corso Vittorio Emanuele II in Rome that has incredible window displays.…

ACCENTI MAGAZINE AWARDS: Celebrating Creativity with Style

ACCENTI MAGAZINE AWARDS: Celebrating Creativity with Style

Since 2003 Accenti has been a vehicle for expressing creativity through words and images. With its annual writing and photo contests, Accenti celebrates the…

Guidare

Guidare

Amongst the hurried traffic, the frenzied tourists and the intense heat of Rome in the summer, there is a consistent…

Bella Donna

Bella Donna

The scene was Rome, May, 2008. I was there writing a story on the making of the film version of…

Afternoon in Volterra

Afternoon in Volterra

"Afternoon in Volterra' was taken during siesta in the thickest heat of the day on a trip to Italy in…

Glamour Gladiator

Glamour Gladiator

"Glamour Gladiator" emerged in bella Roma in May of 2007. For me this image is an ironic blend of visual…

CAPTURING AN ITALIAN MOMENT: Passeggiata

CAPTURING AN ITALIAN MOMENT: Passeggiata

“‘Passeggiata’ was taken in the main piazza of Ravello on a warm December morning. The scene came upon me as…

Accenti Magazine Awards, 2009: Winners

Accenti Magazine Awards, 2009: Winners

The Fourth Annual Accenti Magazine Awards were held on April 24, 2009, at the 11th Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival.…

Al Parrucchiere

Al Parrucchiere

It had been 26 years since I’d last visited the country of my ancestors, and from the look of things,…

Vespa Cena

Vespa Cena

“Vespa Cena was taken in 2007 on a very hot evening in August in Porto Recanati, Italy. The kitchen had…