A genuine Sardinian, he was born in Belvì, a small and picturesque village in the Barbagia mountains; when he was 3 years old, his family moved to Cagliari, on the wonderful banks of Angels's Gulf. At present he lives in Selargius (CA).
His first contact with a camera was in 1978; besides the "usual" family pictures and like any good photographer he started out by taking pictures of whatever caught his attention.
Slowly he realized that in order to improve himself he had to make his work more rigorous and methodical: so he took to working on specific subjects and planning his projects; he reduced the number of family-inspired pictures and, in the meantime, he refined his taste and increased his technical knowledge through specialised press and books.
The turning-point came in 1982 during a holiday in Santa Teresa di Gallura, a headland in the north of Sardinia; he bought two picture books about Gallura and Barbagia: seeing those beautiful pictures, he immediately realised wich way was to be followed.
He bought ten rolls of film and fixed the wonderful shots offered by the Santa Teresa site; the good results he achieved induced him to carry on and, in the long run, his interests multiplied; not only sea and shores, though they keep their charm, but also churches and monuments, feasts and popular traditions, handcraft and gastronomy, flora and fauna and whatever concerns Sardinia became part of his photographic targets.
His portfolio currently consists of more than 20.000 pictures of Sardinia.
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