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Oh la la! Paris! Fashion Week

“The best revenge is to be successful. It’s to stay strong and move forward in life: never stopping. never giving up, never take a step back.” PARIS OH LA LA! I love my work and the opportunities it gives me to meet wonderful people and get images sometimes I dream.  I happened to be in Paris for a quick work and I really came...

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Street Photography and emotional inspirations

Life in an emotional flow… Life is so full of little moments that makes me wonder and inspire. I don’t get too excited about street photography because it’s like eating a pre cooked meal bought in a supermaket. You don’t add your ingredients, you don’t decide it’s flavour, you only eat it without adding nothing of your own, you can only back home, sit in your...

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Masai Mara Kenia

I have to admit that he was right! I’ve never been in a place so vast and magical as the Masai Mara. When I was invited to be part of a safari with other photographers, I immediately said yes, even if a moment later asked me what I was going to do there myself because I used to be afraid of even a single...

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Corriere Della Sera La Lettura Sao Paulo

Corriere della Sera – La Lettura – 23 Dicembre 2012 The brazilian writer Milton Hatoum, describes in an emotional article about what the huge Sao Paulo has become today. Reportage by Monica Silva. Translation from Portuguese to italian by Tiziana Tonon Although the life of most paulistani is hard and painful, it isn’t difficult to maintain a close friendship, that may result from meetings or...

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Dona Cano 105yrs old Goodbye

I always had a terrible relationship with Chirstmas, specially when bad news come when it’s supposed to be a day of hapiness; family together, war exchanged for peace (in every sense) and lots of gifts, smiles and feast. But today to worsen my feelings I got the message from a friend that Dona Cano, mother of  Caetano Veloso e Maria Bethania, has died. She...

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Style Corriere della Sera Leonardo Dona delle Rose Alberto Balocco

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. Tim Cahill This mont’s issue talks about the passion for ski, interviewing well know italian entrepreneurs who told their secrets for a better day out in the snow. I photographed Leonardo Donà delle Rose in Cervinia and Alberto Balocco in his Pastry factory in Fossano. I normally don’t like snow and cold weather. So when...

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Dragon Jade Mountain – Yunnan – China

Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind –...

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on the ‘Royal Caribbean’ Navigator Of The Seas

My week of firsts on the ship Royal Caribbean Navigator Of The Seas When the editors of Max assigned me to this job I was a little bewildered. How could a magazine like this Max be interested on cruises?! I accepted the job as a challenge and with great curiosity. Their motivations were right in the end and you’ll see the article by Massimo...

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Tokyo diaries

My trip to Tokyo was one of those long-desired goals. Imagine me in the streets of that city and people i could meet was more real than a novel devoured in a summer night. Not only a dream came true but I also did an event that a few months ago I would never thought to play: my Hasselblad camera and photography dream, my...

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Max Magazine – August 2012 issue

Monica Silva, for Max in Brazil for the edition out in August with a report dedicated to Salvador, Bahia. An unforgettable trip through the immense beaches of the city but also unknown places and cities to be discovered as Cachoeira, Santo Amaro of the Purification. Guarajuba, Trancoso, Porto Seguro and many other places worth visiting. Immediately after Salvador’s photo coverage , Monica headed toSao...

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