Press Release: November 06, 2015
Verona, 3 November 2015 – The international photographer Maurizio Marcato has received an honourable mention at the Moscow International Photo Awards 2015 (MIFA), in the category Architecture/Interiors, with a photograph taken for the communication campaign of the renowned Italian furnishing company Falper.
MIFA is a prestigious photography competition, held yearly, whose mission is to recognise, award and promote talented photographers from all over the world, and to introduce them to the creative community in Russia.
“My primary aim is to take photographs with unique characteristics, shots that are invariably out of the ordinary. This is a complex process, made up of numerous steps, each one of which requires the utmost attention and maximum experience. Only this kind of precise approach is able to guarantee outstanding results, able to live up to my own expectations and those of the client. Nothing is left to chance in the image produced; an image is no different from a written text, with all the information it contains”, says Maurizio Marcato.
“My photographic projects are the fruit of a painstaking study of the themes to be covered and the market the client operates in and wishes to make an impact on. First of all, it is essential to bear witness to events, to tell a story, to follow trends and tune into contemporary tastes. It is important to combine a passion for the photographer’s art and an awareness of the huge opportunities the medium offers: it’s a question of synergy with the camera, with the digital process and with a properly coordinated team”, concluded the multi-award winning international photographer.
With a creative urge that began with painting and developed with the discovery of photography, Maurizio Marcato has taken shots that have received a multitude of awards worldwide. In 1979 he opened his own photographic studio in Verona, specialising in consulting services and image promotion, capturing the essence of corporate and public interest communication . Maurizio Marcato is a multi-faceted artist who works internationally, with many projects also in Japan and the USA. Maurizio Marcato’s work extends beyond corporate images, and he has also earned renown for his artistic shots, reportage photography and portraits, as well as photographs that capture the essence of architecture and landscapes, featured in a number of prestigious exhibitions. Since the 1980s, he has been working with a large number of design magazines, and in 2004 he began teaching photography at the Faculty of Design of the Polytechnic University of Milan. Recognised as among the top 10 photographers in Europe in 2015 by the Federation of European Photographers (FEP), in the last five years he has won the FEP Awards four times and the World Photography Awards once.
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