Foto D'Arte Firenze makes this space available to artists who want to showcase, print and sell their personal work.

Thanks to the new Digigraphie® label, we enable artists to control the quality and quantity of their production. 

Our prints are created by an 8-colour Epson Stylus Pro professional printer, with Ultrachrome™ HD™ inks on certified high-quality recommended paper.

Each piece of work is part of a limited-edition, since it is numbered and signed by the artist, embossed and accompanied by its Epson Digigraphie® certificate of authentication.

Contact us, if you wish to add value, exclusivity and visibility to your production by printing and certifying your work to the Digigraphie® standard or if you are interested to purchase a limited-edition print of our collection.

We will enable you to increase your opportunities within the world of fine art.

 

ARTISTS AND THEIR WORKS


Simone Baroncelli


Digigraphie paper name : Epson velvet fine art paper 260g

Width : 60.00 cm

Height : 40.00 cm

Number available : 3


Claudio Torrini


Digigraphie paper name : Epson velvet fine art paper 260g

Width : 60.00 cm

Height : 40.00 cm

Number available : 3


 Andrea Bagiardi


Digigraphie paper name : Epson velvet fine art paper 260g

Width : 45.00 cm

Height : 30.00 cm

Number available : 3


 Mila Michelassi


Digigraphie paper name : Epson velvet fine art paper 260g

Width : 45.00 cm

Height : 30.00 cm

Number available : 3


 


Cristian Ceccanti & Simone Baroncelli | Foto D'Arte Firenze Fine Art


 

 

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More and more foreign couples choose Italy for their wedding ceremony due to its beauty and famous monuments.

Sometimes the future bride and groom are attracted to the "Belpaese" by memories left during a trip or work experience. This is the case of Brian, who lived and worked for a period of time in Tuscany and decided to return there to marry his Alison.

A week before the wedding, we met the two "Promessi Sposi" at the Hotel Villa Casagrande, a superior and elegant hotel located in the historical centre of Figline Valdarno, a small town stategically located between the cities of Florence, Arezzo and Siena, where the couple and their delighful daughter Livia are staying and where the wedding reception will be held. 

We spent a pleasant morning with Brian, Alison and Livia. It was a perfect occasion to get to know them better, to plan the wedding day and walk through the romantic alleys and squares of the city.

We would like to wish the couple all the best for their future! 



Love and Passion, Art and Photography - www.fotodartefirenze.it - Cristian Ceccanti & Ivan Rossi photographers


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The day you have dreamt of, imagined and thought about thousands of times in your life has arrived at last, your own wedding day with its unique wealth of emotions. Emotions that come from your past: school, your first love, your first kiss, infatuation and passion. They all make sense when you meet your life soulmate and they can be materialized in your marriage promise, when your lifelong dream becomes a reality at last.


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The period that precedes the ceremony has a particular significance for the future couple. So they decide to entrust this special memory to a "photographic engagement session", as it is called in the USA, where it has already become a norm.


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It is a kind of "prequel" to the marriage photographs, but it has a different language and photographic approach.There are no guests or public rituals to immortalize, just the engaged couple in casual dress, photographed in romantic, amusing and original poses.


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The chosen location is usually a place which has a special memory for the couple: the first meeting, the first kiss, the first shared holiday or the proposal, but they can choose any place they like that has the colour and atmosphere they want to tell their love story.


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For the photographers the engagement session is a perfect moment to get to know the bride and groom and help them get used to the photographic lense, so that on the great day they are not camera shy. Shooting in this relaxed atmosphere helps to create trust and a good relationship which is essential for the wedding day where there is less time due to the ceremony timetable.


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These photos provide the couple with an important chapter to add to their memory keepsake album and give a touch of originality which can be used for the invitations, table decorations, menus, presents for the guests so they will have a special memory of the day to take home with them.



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In the article about the memory keepsake, we mentioned a selection of photos taken to represent the key moments of the marriage day.

In the past the photographer was hampered by the great preparation needed to take a photo. Today with the digital revolution he is able to catch all those special moments and not just the ceremony ritual.

This, together with the evolution of the social network, social changes and attitudes towards marriage has radically changed the language of wedding photography which has had to meet new canons of communication.

Marriage in no longer just characterised by the institutional moments of the ceremony but inspired by the narrative of reportage and street photography.

The events which best adapt themselves to this typology are the preparation of the bride, behind the scenes on the special day, the bride and groom walking into their future with all their emotions, hopes and expectations.

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The marriage, like a play at the theatre puts the bridal couple in the limelight as opposed to their private moments. Its scenes of colletive festivity exalt the family, friends, the group and the photographer must move silently in the middle of all this and catch each gesture which might best describe the mood of the celebration.

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These moments interpret an artistic genre and the photographer must use his sensitivity to regulate composition, frame, effects and chiaroscura, giving a rhythm and a personal stamp to the photographic marriage narrative. Thus it becomes "a work of art".


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Without doubt after the long period of preparation and organization, the actual wedding day slips away frenetically leaving the bride and groom with the sensation that time has flown.

© Foto D'Arte Firenze

At the end of the day, when tiredness and happiness replace the initial emotions, the memories remain of each significant moment of the ceremony: waiting for the bride, the bride's entrance in Church, the exchange of wedding rings, the embrace of friends, moments of collective joy and laughter.


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But there are also many moments unseen by the couple, which contribute to this special day: touching glances of the nostalgic parents, the distracted children at play and what is never missing the “divertissement”, the moment when something unexpected and funny happens.


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The photographer's task is to collect and immortalize these moments for future generations of the new family, but also for the parents, relations and friends as tangible memories of their shared joy on that festive day.

The photos must not only bring back to mind the moment and freeze it in time but also help you relive that moment with all its sensations. Nothing is better than “a memory keepsake” of that special day to hold and transmit those sensations and emotions.

For this reason Foto D'arte Firenze has always taken great care to present

exclusive, elegant and quality fine art prints, choosing materials which will last through the test of time.

Your box of prints will become a work of art, a treasure chest where every print is a never to be forgotten thought carved in your memory forever.

 


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Monday, 23 June 2014 16:21

A work of art for your wedding album

With summer at the door the wedding period is coming and future couples have to make the important choice, not only of their photographic service, but also of which album to choose to recall through its colours, material and nuances the particular sensations of their wedding day.


For this reason Foto D'Arte Firenze has always been very careful in its choice of albums to propose to future couples: sobriety and elegance in contemporary taste, photobook albums or traditional albums in a wide variety of silks, satans, canvas, linen and leather made by specialized artisans.


An album which will give your photographic story a timeless fascination, a work of art able to survive time and its fashions.


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Monday, 12 May 2014 23:05

The MYTH continues

Bernabei's family in Siena continues to work wrought iron as centuries ago.

© Simone Baroncelli & Foto D'Arte Firenze

In the midst of vineyards and olive groves the family has carried on its tradition since 1700.

© Foto D'Arte Firenze

Father and son have passed down the secrets of their trade for generations forging every day tools and artistic creations.


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Their workshop witnesses past and present and is well worth visiting.

See below the pictures that Foto D'Arte Firenze has taken for their new internet site (www.ferrobattutobernabei.it)


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Cristian Ceccanti & Ivan Rossi photographers | Foto D'Arte Firenze @ Bernabei's - Strada Statale 7, Loc. Fonterutoli, Castellina in Chianti (Siena)

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B.Bill is a new reality in Florentine workmanship, born from the passion and creative experience of Giulia Servello offering uniquely recognizable jewels in Italian Style. Thanks to her solid artistic experience and research Giulia has managed to create original jewels of great impact and quality.

B.Bill presented its new collection, a rich variety of bracelets, necklaces and earrings appealing to different tastes and lifestyles, at Homi the exhibition which was dedicated to style and design from 19th to 22nd January at Fiera Milano.

Foto D'arte Firenze took the photos of B.Bill's new samples together with Giulia, inspired by her enthusiasm and creativity.


© Foto D'Arte Firenze 


Cristian Ceccanti & Ivan Rossi photographers | Foto D'Arte Firenze @ B.Bill bijoux di Giulia Servello, Via F.Soldani, 18 Firenze

 

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Almax is a well-known name to all those in the leather business: for over twenty years its laboratories have produced bags, suitcases and other leather accessories, enriching the shopwindows of the most famous luxury brands in the world.

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Founded in 1986 by Mauro Guerrini, the company today employs 85 and has a web of 300 subsuppliers with a turnover placing it among the best companies in the luxury leather industries in Tuscany.

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The key to its success: respect for Florentine craftmanship and a modern entrepreneurial organization focused on HR (as a primary productive resource) and a constant investment in research and innovation to reach their mission to represent the excellence of "made in Italy" with high quality products and efficient service to meet the refined public taste.

© Foto D'Arte Firenze

To mark the opening of its extended and renovated headquarters in Scandicci, Foto D'Arte Firenze's photographic campaign printed on large pannels was integrated among the furnishings.

© Foto D'Arte Firenze

A stimulating and interesting opportunity for Foto D'Arte Firenze to see the birthplace of luxury and excellence in Italian style.

© Foto D'Arte Firenze


Cristian Ceccanti & Ivan Rossi photographers | Foto D'Arte Firenze @ Pelletteria Almax | Via delle Sette Regole 18/a, Scandicci (Firenze)
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Close to Piazza della Repubblica, in the heart of Florence, Palazzo Davanzati is a "must" for anyone who wants to feel the atmosphere of a typical Florentine mansion during the Renaissance.

It has survived the ravages of time when Florence was the capital of Italy and is a rare example of hybrid architecture between two epochs, combining the typical verticality of the medieval house with its tower and the spaciousness of the Renaissance Palace spread around its central court. For centuries, it has been the frame of the public and private lives of rich Florentine merchants and their families: first the Davizzi, who built it around the middle of 14th century, then the Bartolini Salimbeni, who bought it in 1516 and finally the Davanzati, who owned it from 1578 to 1838, the year in which Carlo, the last male heir of the Palace committed suicide. 

Since then, several structural modifications have determined the building we can see today, the most significant that of the eclectic antiquarian Elia Volpi, who bought it at the beginning of 20th century and furnished it in 14th century style to destine it as a private Museum "della Casa Fiorentina Antica". It soon became a Neo-Renaissance inspiration for foreign tourists, especially Americans.

Finally, in 1951 the building became the property of the Italian State and was destined as a Public Museum. Over the years it has gathered collections and precious objects from Florentine Galleries and donations resulting in a typical domestic Renaissance environment.

Visitors can admire the rich decorations, statues, pictures, affreschi with their stories of knights, tapestries and a precious collection of finely carved furniture with objects of every day use. You can relive the atmosphere of Renaissance daily life, its commerce, chivalric love, domestic work and pastimes when Florence was "the hub" of art, culture and wealth.

The Museum was closed to the public for a number of years due to restoration. Foto D'Arte Firenze shot a photographic campaign to document its new splendour, a work of prestige which required great accuracy and competence.

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To follow: a link for the Polo Museale Fiorentino to take a virtual tour of the Museum.

Polo Museale Fiorentino | Museum of Palazzo Davanzati


Cristian Ceccanti & Ivan Rossi photographers | Foto D'Arte Firenze @ Museum of Palazzo Davanzati | Via Porta Rossa 13, Florence

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