Photoreportage by Michele Pero, professional photographer and photojournalist. Photojournalism, advertisement photography, commercial photography, wedding photojournalism, Florence, Italy. Photographs and features from Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Umbria earthquake, fakir dervishes, the nomadic of the wind and more. Michele Pero is teacher of photography at TheDarkroom, photography courses and multimedia school of Florence.

1997: earthquake in Umbria

1997. The news arrive in the early afternoon. The Earth quakes in Umbria, Italy, in the Chienti Valley and Assisi. The vault of the basilica of San Francis collapses, the earthquake destroys entire villages in the surroundings and swallows whole mountains.
That's what is left in my archives. In those times we were shooting with slides, and we were giving originals away...


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