Vittorio Ricci

About me

Nature photographer born in Genova, Italy, where, since always, I live and work

My photo activity begins in the 80's, using slides for almost 20 years and now with digital cameras, since 2006.

I was contributor, with some of my pictures, of Alpitour Italia, Kuoni Gastaldi Tours, De Ferrari Editore to create travel catalogues and books. My pictures were exhibited in personal shows at Politeama Genovese Theater, Natural History Museum G. Doria of Genova and in collective shows at Bard Fortress (Aosta), Malgrate Castle in Villafranca Lunigiana (Massa), S.Michele degli Scalzi Exhibition Center (Pisa) and JPEG Photogallery Milano.

I was published, with single shots or personal portfolios, on photo, travel and nature magazines like : "Geo-Italia", "Focus wild", "TuttiFotografi", "Asferico", "Fotografare", "I luoghi dell'infinito", "Soprattutto", "Oasis", "Landscape Photography Magazine", "Fotografia Reflex", "La Rivista della Natura", "Rendez Vous", "Le Pays du Paradis", "Euronatur", "Los senderos de la luz", "Les photographes de l'espoir", "HBW Special Volume Lynx Edition", "Nature's Best Photo Magazine Blog".

Among my main photo credits, I was commended and awarded in national and international photo competitions like :"C.I.P.A." Montier-en-Der (France), "Geo-Italia","Asferico", "Delta in Focus", "Gran Tour delle Colline", "National Geographic Italia", "Campionato Italiano di fotografia naturalistica", "Panasonic Photo Award", "Memorial Maria Luisa", "Oasis Photo Contest", "Wild wonders of Europe", "Glanzlichter","Siena IPA", "Biophotocontest INPC", "Festimages Nature", "Festival Nature d'Ariege", "Illustrare la Natura", "Fotografare il Parco", "Fondation Grand Paradis".

In 2006, I was in the Italian team takin' part at the 24th FIAP World Cup Colour Projected Images Slide Competition in Dundalk (Irlanda) (Italy was rated 7th in final results among 21 partecipants). I was 'featured photographer' in July 2013 for a monthly exhibition called "A continent in movement" in Munich (Germany) at Kobeia International Photo Gallery.

At the moment, 463 of my images are represented by and on sale through Getty Images and Shutterstock photo agencies

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