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Ritratti fotografici all’alba

Da fotografa specializzata in ritratti di bambini cerco sempre di trovare anche il tempo per scattare foto ritratti delle mie figlie. Così, durante una breve vacanza trascorsa nelle splendide campagne vicino Siena, ho portato con me tutto il necessario per realizzare una serie speciale di immagini delle mie tre bimbe. Essere una mamma mi ha […]

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Graffiti – Colour – Character

In preparation for a proposal for wedding invitations I took a stroll through some parts of Nicosia’s old town. My aim was to find a graffiti wall as a backdrop for the actual image. Colour and character (doors and windows) being another two requested elements. I have to admit I’m not a fan of Instagram […]

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My little Thalia

… not so little anymore at 3.5 years! I couldn’t resist sharing these images with you, taken in a 10min session this morning in my studio before a client arrived. The beauty of natural light flooding through the large veranda. Which photo is your favorite?

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SWPP Photography Workshop Cyprus

I had the great opportunity to portrait stunning British model Tanya during a recent photography workshop here in Cyprus, organised by the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers in collaboration with the British Photographer John Denton John Denton Photography. Being a mix of fashion and bridal shoot we experimented in how to successfully pose the subject, light her […]

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Dresses Everywhere – an ongoing project

A few weeks ago my I started a project with my friend Alla, who designs dresses. D R E S S E S E V E R Y W H E R E Placing one of her dresses in an unusual environment, some are suitable, others less, some are serious, others just funny. All images […]

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Medieval Times

I have recently spent a most interesting afternoon with Alla, a Russian lady, who is a passionate tailor in her spare time and has created many beautiful gowns in the past. This time she showed me a dark green medieval dress and I portrait herself wearing it in an extraordinary location in the outskirts of […]

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Impressions of Lefkara

Just 40 minutes away from Nicosia and well worth a day trip you can find the picturesque village of Lefkara, set amid white limestone hills (lefka ori means white hills). Middle Ages Lefkara was a health resort visited by venetian ladies. While staying here they busied themselves with embroidery, which they taught the local women. […]

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Kykkos Monastery Day Trip

Dark blue sky, 10 deg.C and hardly any traffic on the roads. Early departure from Nicosia heading towards the Troodos Mountains to visit Kykkos Monastery. Kykkos Monastery is the largest, most imposing and wealthiest of all monasteries in Cyprus. Built in the middle of magnificient mountains and forests, away from human habitation, its most precious […]

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Artistic Child Photography

Last week on Thursday my studio was set up for a portrait session and I had half an hour before the session started. So I took the time to portrait my own kids, something I should really do much more often. Time passes so quickly and children grow and change so quickly, right? Often there […]

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02 January ‘very short’ sightseeing trip

02 January, a short day trip to Buffavento, a castle that perches 950m above sealevel. Steep stairs lead to the top of the tallest tower, were a magnificent view awaits. In fine weather it’s possible to see Kyrenia, Nicosia and Famagusta, as well as the Troodos Mountains and the coast of Turkey. Well, we weren’t […]

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Thalia’s Christening

My third daughter’s Christening took place on the 19th December, only two days after we arrived in Rome. Unfortunately it was a dark and rainy day, unlike the previous two Christenings, which took place in the summer of 2006 and 2008. We gathered in front of the parrocchia Santa Prisca, a beautiful church dedicated to […]

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