Alone in Skogafoss

PhotographerMarco Calandra
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryCatania, Italy
Photo Date25th November 2016
Technical InfoNikon D750, Tamron 15-30 f/2.8
Entry Description

I made this self-portrait in front of the majestic waterfall Skogafoss in Iceland, to show how small we are compared to nature.

About Photographer

Marco Calandra was born on 11th December 1989 in Gothenburg (Sweden). His interest in photography started in 2010, after buying a compact digital camera to keep all the memories of the summer of that year. After abandoning his studies in Engineering Management and after the enrolling at the Academy of Fine Arts of Catania at the Technological Arts course, he decides to take the plunge by buying the his first DSLR. His passion for photography increases over the years by reading magazines, books and photoblogs. In the 2014 he wrote the thesis on "The Unreality of the photography", achieving the highest grade. In the same year he decided to continue the last two-year in specialization of Photography and finish his studies with a complete degree . In the 2015 after having used and experienced with the APS-C, he decided to move to the next level by purchasing a Full Frame. His academic career ended in 2017, by writing a thesis named "The silent landscapes" achieving the highest grade.