I joined seriously photography in the mid-seventies when I started recording the protests of those turbulent years. Then I found my specialization in Travel Photography, mostly regarding common people in all their everyday activities. My way of photographing is strictly "neorealistic" because I believe in the supreme beauty and the nobility of the little things, which very often slips our attention, as a look or a gesture. I also use of the strenght of the color for enhancing all this. I always used analogic Nikon equipment, but in 2005 I replaced all the analogic with digital.
Member of TAU Visual, the Association of Professional Photographers of Italy.
Three books and many articles published.
Honorable Mention in Photojournalism of International Color Awards.
Nominee in Nature of Photography Masters Cup.
Honorable Mention in People of Photography Masters Cup.
Winner of the First Prize in Nature of the Trierenberg Supercircuit 2007.
Kent Wowwwwa! Amazing light and subject! Hats off, Sergio! on 2011-05-16, at 00:26:55
P. Trueba Majestic creatures... wonderful photograph, Sergio, congratulations on 2011-05-16, at 00:49:10
Jason Hunt Amazing shot -- love the light and composition here. on 2011-05-16, at 01:08:27
Tuhin Subhra Dey Wowww.. Incredible shot.. Seems like the POTM candidate..:) on 2011-05-16, at 01:19:06
Nick P Great shot! I'm heading to Etosha in August. Hope I can get shots as good as this. on 2011-05-16, at 01:45:33
Soumya Bandyopadhyay excellent shot. great light, perfect focus and nice environment. on 2011-05-16, at 02:25:53
orvill Beautiful capture.Very nice! on 2011-05-16, at 04:47:10
Renan Rosa No comments...except this one! congrats for the POTM, Sergio! on 2011-05-16, at 05:27:57
Renan Rosa Ow, I'm sorry guys...Congrats for the POTW, Sergio..I made a mistake, following the enthusiastic comment of Mr. Tuhin about the picture! hehehehe... on 2011-05-16, at 07:07:50
Tuhin Subhra Dey Renan, really it's such a great shot that right after looking at this one it seemed the potential monthly winner to me , even though half of the month is still left! I would thank you for choosing this one as POTD! on 2011-05-16, at 08:12:06
Renan Rosa indeed Tuhin! hugs friend, and keep contact..
Nice week for all of u guys! on 2011-05-16, at 09:01:35
Fahd Munie otherworldly...
this shot truly stands out from all wild life pictures.. on 2011-05-16, at 19:19:16
Aline an unbelievable scene! magical mystery of nature... on 2011-05-17, at 04:44:49
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... as long as there's an advanced Maths course in a (not necessarily) nearby country. He's known for pushing friends into the most expensive photographic equipment... several family inheritances have been wasted, but they often acknowledge his smart advices. Owner of a clinical eye, he can spot perfection amidst chaos as easily as a small imperfection on a perfect photo. He's also an occasional stork stalker and, above all, a caring father of two beautiful children. Gastão's current location: Covilhã, Portugal.
... give us a hand. He's our Computer Science genius and is currently addicted to photographing cats. He's a natural born optimist who makes a joke out of anything... don't mess with his Toyota though. Eventually, his stocks will rise from death and he'll invest in livestock and vineyards. He's got highly trained fingers either playing the piano or shortcutting photoshop. We hope he'll stick around after marrying his college sweetheart. In the mean time, he'll dissect every submitted photograph into binary code. Pedro's current location: Covilhã, Portugal.
... would only be true if reading travel, geographic and surfing books/magazines accounted some mileage. He checks his e-mail every 2 minutes and he's often seen going cold-turkey when offline. Still divided between several walks of life, he strongly believes in Murphy's law "If anything can go wrong, it will". Photography plays a huge role in his life, at least judging by his conversation topics. Gray hair will eventually take the better of him. Pedro's current location: Covilhã, Portugal. Pedro's blog, personal/work homepage and facebook.