To behold the architectural marvel of Rome’s magnificent Pantheon, is truly something, but to experience this with a million rose petals cascading down from the centre oculus ….. well words simply can not describe! This spectacular ceremony of showering rose petals is held on Pentecost Sunday and symbolises the descending Holy Spirit. After the hour long mass, the first few… Continue reading.
I’ve always wanted to participate in an Italian Infiorata (flower festival) and this past weekend I was lucky enough to experience this spectacular visual treat. Lubriano, a small medieval village north of Rome, celebrates the Festa della Modonna del Poggio, every spring with the laying of millions of flower petals, followed by a religious procession. The community; young and old, join… Continue reading.
This was a great shoot in Venice for Thomas Cook Travel Magazine, working with talented food stylist and writer, Alice Adams. Venice is a city so besieged with holiday makers; you really do need to know where to go to eat well and to enjoy a more authentic cultural experience. Some great tips in this article on where to eat, weather… Continue reading.
I recently ventured to the beautiful island of Murano to meet and photograph master glass blowers and discover the intriguing and secretive world of this fascinating, ancient craft. Here is a snippet from the article for Italianicious magazine and you can also read the article online here. If you are planning a trip to Venice, I highly recommend a short… Continue reading.