Spring is here

The cold days of winter is almost a memory

May the sunny days sweep away the chaos and pain…

The  vibrant and colorful flowers of spring

A message of hope, love and joy inspite of everything…


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Have a nice day!


Hello everyone! I just wanted to share with you some pictures taken during this period of  quarantine due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in Italy.  Making time at home productive by trying to learn more about ISO-APERTURE-SHUTTER SPEED.


Tulip Liliput 2020 – grains of pollen


Helleborus – “Rosa di Natale” 2020


A tennis ball 2020

A wish for everyone…”Andrà tutto bene” – Everything will be okay!


A picture of the “campagna veneta” – Venetian region countryside before the pandemic. Now, I am looking forward for the end of this quarantine to see and experience once again the season of spring with all its colors…and ITALY.


I have never seen Italy in the way I see it now. It is sometimes incredible how a microscopic virus – the Coronavirus could change the life of those like me who is living in a so beautiful country like Italy. The “Lockdown” imposed by the government to stop the spread of this highly contagious and dangerous virus seems to bring new hope to everyone that soon this trying moment will pass. I know it will pass…soon.

Oh! While I was in deep thought, wondering how to spend time at home in a fruitful way due to this “forced” home confinement, I thought of this meaningful quote:

” After every storm, there is a rainbow. If you have eyes, you will find it. If  you have wisdom, you will create it. If you have love for yourself and others, you  won’t need it” – Shannon L. Alder

With this very beautiful quote, I wish everyone love, hope, compassion and peace in this trying moment called— the Coronavirus pandemic.



Making days at home as productive as I can…Learning more about my DLSR and hoping that someday I’ll be able to picture the essence/spirit of the object of my photography.


Spring is at the door…

Trying to brighten my day in these moments when here in Italy a virus called Covid-19 is making a once taken for granted element – Freedom,  a dream.






Nature has the power to calm down troubled thoughts

It brings joy and peace…even for a moment…

Wishing everyone a nice day!

Camelia Japonica 2020

Hello everyone!




Trying to learn more about my DLSR and more on:


It’s always a choice. To be happy or to be sad. To love or to hate. To do or not to do.

It’s always a choice. To live or to let events have a hold on you.

I choose to live  and see the colors of each new day as it slowly finishes a masterpiece entitled, “MY LIFE”.

Wishing everyone a nice day!


Shells and…

A walk on the beach…


Shells ….



and a mother’s way of making a trip to the beach with her daughter a pleasant, artistic and interesting…


Wishing everyone a beautiful day!

Oh! trying to find a way to take pictures with my DLSR during “harsh light” and realizing that my favorite time to take them is from dawn to 10 am and from 2:30 pm to sunset.


Crocus and co.

The sight of these blooms brings the season of Spring at the door…while trying  to discover some of the secrets of my DLSR.


Crocus 2020_ISO 100 – F/5 – 1/25s – 66mm


Tulip  liliput 2020_ISO 100 – F/4.2 – 1/50 s – 35 mm


Geranio 2020_ISO 100 – F/5.6 – 1/20s – 140 mm


“Rosa di Natale” – Helleborus


the same foto after  post production (I am still learning how to do it well while wondering if I do need a good program like Adobe photoshop to make an ordinary photo into something extraordinary?)

Oh! as for the image quality, I have chosen  RAW to shoot these pictures.

Wishing everyone a beautiful day!