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Stunning photos show natural beauty both above and below the surface of the ocean around island paradise (Mirror UK)

 

Article on Lorenzo Mittiga Underwater Photographer on The Bonaire Reporter Issue #6, Year 24.

Cover Photo by Elisabetta Maccari.

WindNews Magazine’s Oct/Nov 2017 Cover.

Photographer of the Week DPG

Photographer of the Week – Lorenzo Mittiga
By Lia Barrett, February 23, 2017 @ 06:00 AM (EST)

Every wildlife photographer approaches their subjects with a certain frame of mind, be it for efforts of conservation, love of nature or documentary purposes. Within each approach comes a style that is developed that makes their images uniquely their own. But for certain photographers, they seek to evoke an almost poetic, philosophical creation of a feeling that they garner from the experience. In short, they see their image-making as an art form just like painting or sculpture. Since its inception, photography has been debated as a legitimate art, and though that is often a tiresome conversation, there are certain shooters whose artistic integrity is not in question, such as Photographer of the Week, Lorenzo Mittiga.

Lorenzo is clearly a meticulous executor of his craft. Focusing on capturing that moment when time, space and subject synthesize into a compositional cohesion, he prides himself on creating visually melodic expressions of instances captured. For him it is not merely about the subject, but about the entirety of what is encompassed in his frame. And in his split shots in particular, the drama of his vision comes together in the portrayal of two worlds seemingly unattached and unknowing of one another. 
 

Underwater Photography 52nd week 2016 Winner!

 

Gold Medal Winner Underwater Photography’s World Annual Contest 2016

 It’s the most coveted prize because it says you succeeded in the most competitive environment there is, against the top talent of the moment. Lorenzo Mittiga was up against 5365 entries to get placed this year.

Smithsonian Photo contest 2014

Winner of 12th Smithsonian 2014 Photo Contest in the Natural World Category.

HIPA Photo Contest

HIPA 2015 Photo Contest Finalist

 

Bokeh Magazine

Cover and interview on Bokeh Digital Magazine. I’m glad to be featured and to have one of my favorite shots on this amazing photography magazine cover.

 

OASIS Photocontest 2014

OASIS International Photo contest 2014. Honorable Mention Underwater Section.

 

International Photo Contests 2015

HIPA 2015 Photo Contest Finalist.

World Underwater Shoot Out 2015 Finalist.

Oasis 2015 International Photo contest Finalist.

3 images awarded from National Geographic Mag

 

 

Nikon Germany

Winner of DPG underwater photo contest 2013 Wide angle category and Nikon Germany recognition.

 

MasterClass Photography

Featured on MasterClass Photography Magazine

 

Telegraph and Times UK

Published on The Telegraph UK and The Times UK

Sport Life

Published on Sport Life (April 2016) for an article on Carlos Coste

 

The Mirror UK

Featured on Mirror UK

Barcroft Media UK

Published on Tierwelt

Photo of the week on Tierwelt Magazine (Swisse) Dec.15th 2016

 

Clients:

Gaastra Sails

Cressi Sub

Windhoek Resort Bonaire

Il Subacqueo (Italian Undrewater magazine)

Mondo Sommerso (Italian Undrewater magazine)

Windsurfmag

Master Photography Class feautered photographer

Bokeh Digital Photography mag (interview and feautered)

Solent News Agency for Times UK, The Telegraph UK

Barcroft Media UK

Young & Rubicam, Italy

JP Australia

Jibe City Bonaire

Lek lek Thai food Bonaire

Rumrunners restaurant Bonaire

Captain Don Habitat Resort Bonaire

Sonia Home Italian Restaurant Bonaire

Andreina Villalobos Mermaid Academy

Carlos Coste 2105 World Record Freediving (Deepsea Challenge)

Blue Horizons Dive Center Philadelphia (adv and 300 ft Deep Record attempt)

Blue Planet DC Philadelphia

TCB (Tourist Corporation Bonaire)

Sport Diver mag

Bonaire Affair

International Marine Mammals Project (Berckley’s University)

Tierwelt (Magazine)

 

Photo shootings for Athletes and sponsors

Carlos Coste (FreeDiving World Recordman /ORIS Swiss Watch

Maxime Van Gent (World cup freestyle windsurfer/JP Australia; North Sails)

Stefano Lorioli (Italian windsurfer freestyle champion)/RRD Italia

Florian Wegerer (Dutch windsurfer freestyle champion)/

 

Real Estates:

Blue View resort Bonaire

Bamboo Bali resort Bonaire

Breeze Bonaire Apartments

You& Sea resort Bonaire

Sotheby’s Real Estate Aruba

Sunbelt Real Estate Bonaire

Harbourtown Real Estate Bonaire

Eco Beach Villas Bonaire

 

Awards & recognitions:

2012 3rd place Nights edition Bonaire

2013 Winner of Nights edition photo contest Bonaire

2013 Creation earth 1st place Oceanscapes category

2013/14/15/16: National Geographic (5 image published)/ 1 image in the 20 best of 2013

2013 Nikon Germany recognition.

2013 Winner of DPG (digital photo guide) Wide angle category August

2014 Winner of Smithsonian 12th photo contest in the Natural World category

2014 Honorable Mention Oasis International Photo contest Underwater category

2015 See Mee International photo contest finalist and published

2015 HIPA International Photo contest Finalist in Natural World category

2015 Underwater World shootout grand prix 5th place wide angle category

2016 RedBull illume photo contest finalist in category Sequences (awaiting for final esults on Sept.2016).

 

Exhibitions:

2014 Private exhibition at Italy in the world winery, Bonaire

2015 SeeMeeExposure at Lourve Museum (digital expò of one piece), Paris

2015 Private exhibition at La Cantine, Bonaire

2016 Maison Objet design exhibition, Miami

2014 to present :On-line Gallery for Sale (ca. 20 pieces) at TwoPalmsBazaar

http://www.twopalms.co/collections/lorenzo-mittiga

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