Across the Po River on the Eastern side of Torino are le colline, the hills, with steep streets and expensive ville (plural of villa, which just means “house” as in, not an apartment) and more green space than you see … Continue reading
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My friend and I stopped by her father’s carpentry studio one day, and since her father was out we chatted with his colleague. He was working on some cabinet doors in the front room of the studio, which opens directly … Continue reading
I was shooting a wedding at Lago d’Orta last summer when I took this picture with my long lens. The bride and groom and the guests had come out of the church and we were taking pictures in the piazza … Continue reading
I found this photo of Piazza Castello (Castle Square), the main piazza in Torino, that I had taken months ago during an early morning photo shoot downtown. The building in the back is the Palazzo Reale, the Royal Palace of … Continue reading
For breakfast I had some Italian plums… or should I just say, plums. Ha ha. I’m not sure if the name Italian plum refers to these little ones as well, which are about an inch long, or the slightly larger … Continue reading
The Sassi illuminated at dusk Eustachio Verricelli, a chronicler writing in 1595, saw something special in the Sassi and described their evocative layout in poetic terms. Dwellings in the Sassi are constructed vertically up the slope of the canyon, appearing … Continue reading
I liked the way the sunlight illuminated a couple of peperoncini on my kitchen counter one day.
This is a view of a typical Torinese palazzo with one of the Italian flags that appeared all over the city (and I mean all over the city) to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Italian unification.
It’s been raining almost all month here in Torino, as it usually does in April. I haven’t been taking many new photos. Here’s a shot I took a little while ago that reminds me of the sun streaming in my … Continue reading
This morning I woke up early and with a friend went to the town of Lanzo Torinese, about forty minutes northwest of Torino, to shoot the dawn. Unfortunately we missed the dawn, and after the sun rose the sky was … Continue reading