by Benedetta Cicconi   The story of Valentina Socci, a well-established fashion photographer, who left her beloved city of Milan, Italy, to devote herself to a successful career in Hollywood, reminds of a beautiful modern tale. Over the last few years, she has achieved very good results and all of her efforts have been rewarded. Valentina S...

Street photography is photography that features the human condition within public places; framing and timing are key aspects of the craft, with the aim of creating images at a decisive or poignant moment. Paris is widely accepted as the birthplace of street photography; Eugene Atget is regarded as the father of the genre, but it's Henri Cartier-Bre...

by Mauro Battocchi   Did you know that Italy has the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites: 49? The Museo Italo Americano, in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco, is proud to show you all of them through the lenses of 14 prominent and contemporary Italian photographers....

"Ho ricevuto un premio dalla città di New York per avere contribuito a riqualificare l'area di Meatpacking grazie all'apertura del Superstudio. A Milano ho fatto lo stesso ma non ho avuto alcuna gratificazione".   Vita densa di esperienze diverse quella di Fabrizio Ferri, classe 1952 e un'attività professionale focalizzata sulla fotografia m...

Dal 21 marzo al 27 settembre 2015, Palazzo della Ragione Fotografia di Milano ospita Italia Inside Out, la più grande mostra di fotografia mai realizzata, interamente dedicata all'Italia. L'esposizione, concepita per essere un'unica iniziativa scandita in due momenti, dal 21 marzo al 21 giugno con i fotografi italiani e dal 1 luglio al 27 settembr...

Anthony Riccio documents the rich tapestry of the Italian-American immigrant experience through stunning images of the daily routines and seasonal rituals of communities in Southern Italy as well as in Boston's North End and New Haven's "Little Italy."   The first week will include guest speakers who will discuss Italian emigration and histo...

Last chance this month to show your Italianità! in NIAF's first-ever Photo Contest! The topic is the Italian spirit or essence! Italianità in other words! Submissions may be poignant, breathtaking, humorous, provocative, heartbreaking.   They may be portraits, travel photos, spontaneous moments, family celebrations, ancestors, culinary image...

Cultura italiana nel mondo in primo piano in questa nota dedicata, non ad un artista ma ad un gruppo di studiosi che convinsero il Presidente degli Stati Uniti ad inviare in Europa con le truppe americane anche esperti d'arte che aiutarono a mettere in salvo od a recuperare opere d'arte che i tedeschi consideravano bottino di guerra.   Un'op...

The story of one of the most rugged and resilient Nevada families, as told by one of the state's most enduring photo-journalists, comes to the Nevada State Museum, Carson City, Thursday, Aug. 13, as photographer Jeff Scheid premieres a one-year exhibit, "Ranching in the High Desert: Five Generations, One Family." The exhibit text and labels that e...

The National Italian American Foundation 2013 Photo Contest is now accepting submissions. The topic is: Italianità ...The Italian spirit or essence; ItaliannessThe photo contest is open to amateurs, shutterbugs and professionals. Submit only one photo per person/entrant. If you submit multiple entries, we will consider only the first photo received...