Gigi Campanile

Urban Street
Fine Art

“There are no rules for good photographs. There are only good photographs.”

Relaxed, nostalgic, raw, real: a few words to describe my photography.


India “Sadhu”

Sadhus are iconic figures in Indian folklore and culture. Sadhus are wandering ascetics or spiritual monks who have renounced worldly possessions.

Iran | Kashan

Old man Seller in Kashan bazaar.  Kashan is a historical city in Iran known for its bazaars, architecture, and rich cultural heritage.

Tricase | Italy

Portrait of a character from the famous living nativity scene in Tricase, Puglia, Italy,  is known as the “Presepe Vivente di Tricase.” The living nativity scene in Tricase is a popular annual event.

Venice | The Gondolier

The traditional image of a gondolier is one of the iconic symbols of Venice. They are an important part of Venice’s cultural heritage and are an integral part of the experience for those visiting the city.

Brief history of the evolution of photography from the 90s to today

The evolution of photography from the 1990s to today has been marked by significant technological advancements and shifts in how people create, share, and consume images. The late 1990s marked the beginning of the shift from film to digital photography. The introduction of camera phones, particularly with the advent of smartphones like the iPhone in 2007, revolutionized photography. Mobile photography became mainstream, making it easy for people to capture, edit, and share photos instantly. Digital cameras and smartphones continued to improve in image quality, offering higher resolution and better low-light performance. Mirrorless cameras gained popularity as a more compact alternative to DSLRs. Photography has become more diverse, with various styles, including street photography, portrait photography, drone photography, and macro photography, gaining popularity.

Photography continues to evolve, driven by technological advancements, social and cultural shifts, and the ever-changing demands and preferences of photographers and consumers. The 2020s and beyond are likely to bring further innovations and changes in the world of photography.

Photograph is Forever

About Gigi

Born in Tricase, Gigi began his career as a photographer at a very young age, he moved to Rome and worked for the most important agencies in the sector until the end of the 90s. He then moved to the USA: first to New York and then to Los Angeles and built a name and a career by working for the most important international magazines in the world. In 1997 he founded the magazine “La Dolce Vita”, a bilingual monthly that promotes Italian culture in Los Angeles. Since 1998 he has been the founder and executive director of the first Italian Film Festival in Los Angeles “LAIFA – Los Angeles Italian Film Awards”. In 2004 he starts and directs the Salento International Film Festival, based in Salento, and works as a film producer and distributor as well as an organizer of international film events around the world.

Let’s make something amazing together


Tricase | Puglia | Italy


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