Photo Exhibit

Church Confessionals

January 2023 |
Last month I wrote about the history of the Sacrament of Confession and the Boromeo confessional box and its evolution. Here is a collection of pictures of confessionals that I took while traveling in Italy in...

Paesi Preferiti di Italia

December 2022 |
If I could go back to Italy tomorrow, where would I go? This is such an impossible question to answer since there is so much beauty to see that a lifetime would probably not be enough! However, I think I would likely land in Venezia.  In...

Italian Fountains

November 2022 |
Italy is surrounded by water, and perhaps its centuries-old architectural creativity was somehow influenced by this as Italy is filled with innumerable fountains. Some magnificent and world-renowned and others simple and serving a local...

Shopping Nostrano

October 2022 |
Italians love shopping, and even though the internet and all varieties of social media are now an integral part of Italian daily life, nothing can be better than walking around busy streets al centro for a true appreciation of the current and...

Un Matrimonio…all’Italiana!

September 2022 |
We were fortunate a few years ago to be in Italy to attend the wedding of family friends. Matrimony in Italy remains mostly traditional; more so if officiated in small towns, whereas weddings in Rome, Milan or similar large cities have gradually...

Il vicolo

August 2022 |
If you have ever wandered around Italy’s ancient Italian villages and small towns (fig. 1), you may have noticed that navigating these paesi is often difficult. Many of these old towns were built on remote hills or mountains, often for...

Incontri di Campagna

July 2022 |
It is still rather easy, as one wanders around in the Italian countryside, to run into all kinds of animals, mostly being kept by the farmers for agricultural or commercial purposes.  I have seen and photographed several breeds of cows (figs....

Ricordi

June 2022 |
Memories of pleasant trips visiting remote, charming villages dotting the Lazio and Umbria countryside often come back to me, as I look at my photographs. Castel di Tora (fig. 1) is a medieval village framing the northeastern coast of Lago del...

Captured Moments

May 2022 |
Wandering around Italy can be a constant photo opportunity, if you are interested in the lifestyle and the moments suddenly popping up, waiting to be frozen in time.These images are not historic nor particularly important, however they all...
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