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About Me

Piero Alessandra, italian professional photographer, he studied humanities and technical subjects; then, since the early college years he began to take an interest in photography as a way of expression and communication.
In 1971, the "Technical Research Centre Cinema" (recognized by the Ministry of Education and headed by prof. Victor Sorani) conferred him the qualification of photographer with the best grade and honours.
"Simbologomachia" is his first artistic research published: a conceptual assumptions of symbolic representation through images of the various aspects of everyday life. During those years he collaborated with the Florentine magazines "Pan Arte" and "Pegasus" by publishing articles and photographs.
He opened his first photographic studio, "Studio ILC" (Image Language and Creativity) where he managed a retail of photo developing and printing. In 1974, he moved his studio from the periphery over the rooftops of Via della Pergola in the historic center of Florence.
His first solo Florentine photographic exhibition took place in 1978 at the "Cenobio Fiorentino".
He collaborated with the Florentine newspaper "La Città" and local television channel "Telelibera Firenze", and published articles and pictures for many other national magazines.
He also collaborated with "Lucio Pugliese Editore" for the creation and publication of art books and he began an intense photographic cooperation with painters, sculptors and gallery owners.
In these years he used analogue cameras and professional equipment with the 24x36 format, the 6x6 and 6x7 medium formats and with large format view camera too.
He has taught technology in colleges since the mid '70s. Since the early ‘80s he has been interested in computer: he studied and experimented informatics and then he started programming and teaching.
In 1987 the Region of Tuscany conferred him professional qualification of programmer. He was director of "Sigma Computer School" in Florence.
In 1996 he realized "" (Toscana News Magazine), a website dedicated to news, information, entertainment, and multimedia art events in Tuscany. In 2001 he started working with Moreno Polidori Editore. "" was published: a website which incorporated the ideas and content of After this he also published the information and content blog portal
Since early 2000 he has been interested in Computer Graphics. In 2006 he switched to digital: at first this change was almost suffered, but then he moved quite convinced to the new technology.
In 1980 he had his first trip to Africa, then from 1997 up to now he has traveled all around the world and started documenting European culture and Animist and Arabic African countries.
The 1981 his photo report shot in Algeria was shown at the theater of Palazzo Pitti in Florence.
He put great care in documenting Asian Muslim and Buddhist worlds and culture and in the last years he travelled to India and Africa where he documented that deep spiritual culture that we often ignore.
In 2008 National Geographic Channel showed his report on Yemen.
In 1997 he started thinking about the idea of spreading his photographic production through the Net, but it was only in 2008 that this idea became reality with the creation of the site where he still publishes digital pictures and movies over the past decade, but also those analog ones taken during the ‘80s thanks to digitization processes. Subtitle and mission of the site are "Portrait, Travel and Architectural Photography".

In the world makes solo exhibitions and participates in group exhibitions and contest, obtaining recommendation and awards and he joined the photographic associations Cupolone of Florence and ArtArt of Impruneta, near Florence, of which he is vice president.
Piero Alessandra is professional photographer specializing in fine art printing and use as tools in studio and on location cameras Nikon, Sony, Hasselblad, Sinar and Epson for large format printing.

His photographs have been featured in several countries of the world.