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Florence landscape

I’m Michela Goretti, a professional photographer based in Florence, the wonderful city of the Renaissance. I graduated in photography in 2010 in a prestigious academy in my city. I have always loved photography considering it an essential part of my life. Through photography I express my idea about the world, […]

Bridge Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio is one of the most famous bridges in the world, crossed by thousands of people every day. The structure of Ponte Vecchio was innovative: composed of three large low arches, it surpassed for the first time in the West the Roman model which provided for the exclusive use […]

Piazzale degli Uffizi

The Uffizi is one of the most famous museums in the world for its extraordinary collections of ancient sculptures and paintings (from the Middle Ages to the modern age). The history of the site on which the building was built is curious: the entire district, rather infamous and degraded indeed, […]

Fiume Arno e Ponte Vecchio, Firenze

I like to let you kwon some curiosity about Arno the Florence river. The Arno River was one of the main competitors in the economic flourishing of Florence: it was a gateway for the Apennine timber and for trade. In addition, the river water served to make crafts and shopkeepers […]

Piazza Santa Croce, Firenze

Piazza Santa Croce in Florence owes its name to the basilica of the same name, one of the largest Franciscan churches in Italy famous as well as for preserving the frescoes by Giotto, the sculptures of Benedetto da Maiano, Desiderio da Settignano and Canova, also for being the place of […]