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The Battle of the Oranges is a festival in the Northern Italian city of Ivrea, which includes a tradition of throwing of oranges between organized groups. It is the largest food fight in Italy (from Wikipedia) Oranges fly fast, adrenalin too. I decided to photograph the battle of the oranges up close. I went really close. […]

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World Photography Awards Shortlisted

  I received an unexpected e-mail: “Dear Paolo Mezzera, I am delighted to announce that your image has been shortlisted in the top 10 images in the People Category in the Open Competition of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards. Your work has been selected from 54,851 images entered from 170 countries. This is an […]

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The modern man

A little project about… the modern man. With one of my favourite models (Mauro) we had to make this series of pictures. It all started one day in Venice, near St. Mark’s square, when we decided to buy this ridiculous apron. I shot the first photo there, and it was amazing. It was also performed […]

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