Italian-American photographer and artist living in Atlanta, Georgia

Do you love photography, travel, and tech? This is the blog for you! My name is Raffaella, and this is my home to dive into my little obsessions. From time to time, food and the odd philosophical musing will indeed pop up.

When not exploring what I can do with my camera, lights, exploding balloons, or flaming flowers, you'll find me indulging in fancy cheeses, planning my Next Great Trip, or getting lost with the StumbleUpon button on my browser. I love my family, my pets, new lands, light, fireplaces, cheese, pasta, cheese, pasta (not a typo that those are there twice!), The Princess Bride, The Professional (Luc Besson's not Stallone's), books ("real" or Kindle).... I'll just stop there before I really start  a run-away sentence.

I must give credit to Mom for starting me on the path to art & all things creative, Dad for my love of food & Italy, and to big 'Sis for helping me through lots of life's rough stuff with humor, wisdom, & empathy.

photo selection about artist Raffaella DeAmicis in Atlanta

In addition to my musings here, I often post new work and experiments on my Flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/raffaluce

Get Great Travel Photos in Lousy Light

June 18, 2014
You're heading off on your big vacation, and you've dutifully read the endless articles and tip lists telling you to shoot early morning or late afternoon into the evenin...
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Great Gadgets for Great Video on Your Phone

May 23, 2014
As I seek to lighten my load for travel, the question of video enters. I'm by no means a film maker, but I'd like to add video as an accompaniment to my travel photograph...
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Treat Yourself! Splurging on Your Travels

May 10, 2014
Leather Working tools on display in Florence, Italy Original image courtesy Bethany Weeks Whether traveling long term or for whatever amount of time we carve from our...
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72 Hours with the Fujifilm X-T1

May 08, 2014
Sometimes I wish photography were a more casual endeavor for me, that I could just pack a good quality point-n-shoot and be on my merry way. Instead, my usual DSLR travel...
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Photogenic Puglia

April 11, 2014
Whether you take photos just for yourself or in the pursuit of profession, Italy's diverse Puglia region is delightfully photogenic. Cities like Bari or Brindisi feed the...
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