[ ME. ]
My name is Giulia, I’m an Italian photographer who is actually living in Santiago de Chile.
I live abroad since 2008 with my lovely husband and my two chaotic sons.
We decided to live abroad because of the sense of freedom this kind of life can give and I cannot deny this is not always the simplest decision. Far from your roots, your family, your best friends.. But on the road we met new friends who became our new family and at the end we learnt that it’s not necessary put the roots only in one place to feel at home.
When I was 7 years old my dad gave me a disposable camera, a Kodak, so I could take pictures at my summer camp. I enjoyed so much that from that day my curiosity became a passion and a passion became a job and my dream.
[ MY VIEW. ]
My photography is my third child, and it’s still growing up and maturing.
It’s not easy to define what kind of photography is because I always get inspired in a different way from the place where I live, the people I meet and what I’m feeling in that moment. But if I have to give a summery definition of it I would say is a LIFESTYLE DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY.
A lot of photographers try to sell their photography to “no-matter-who” while for me the client is as important as the quality of my work. Wrong client, bad work. My ideal client is a couple, a family who wants to stop the time for a while because of many reasons: a woman who is becoming a mum, an engagement, a marriage, a newborn to introduce, a moving, the kids who are growing too fast, but also a difficult moment to remind that you must never give up.
What I try to catch with my photography are very simple moments of a normal day in your life. Sometimes we forget how is important the normality, always bombarded by “you have to be special – you are not enough”messages. My photography wants to catch the reality as it is, with no filters. So if a kid cries it’s not too bad, because how they writhe the mouth, how they look at you in those moments will never happen again when they will be teens. Of course after a cry there is hug… from a parents or a grandparent. The best hugs in the world!
So this doesn’t mean I like seeing kids crying, but from a bad moment you can save a special memory.
This is what I do, I save your memories, images that will remind you sounds, smells and that will warm your heart in the future.