Alberto Panizza

Alberto Ghizzi Panizza is recognised as one of the best Italian photographers for landscape and leading the field for macro photography.

Panizza, born in Parma in 1975, has inherited his artistic bent from his granddad who was a naïve painter. Since his childhood, Alberto has drawn and painted. He began to take a keen interest in photography in 1997 during a visit to the ruins of ancient Egypt. He has grown fond of technology, computers and he is a forerunner of digital photography.

He is deeply fond of nature and animals in their different forms. He specialises in naturalistic and landscape photography, always looking for the beauty of the world around us and finding his main source of inspiration in it.

In 2011 he became the deputy chairman of ‘Associazione Travel Photo Experience’. This is a non-profit association, a point of reference for keen travellers, explorers, photographers and for everybody fond of travel and adventures, always in search of the wonders of planet Earth. Recognised as one of the best Italian photographers for landscapes and macro, he has received several awards; he was assigned the first prize.

Alberto has received several awards including the first prize at the Oasis International Photo Contest 2012.

His photos of “Happy Damigelle” go around the world and have been aired on Canadian Discovery Channel and published in newspapers and magazines around the world.

Alberto has also won the first prize at the Natural Worlds International Photo Contest.

Since 2015 he is a Master of the Nikon School program and collaborates with Nital and also he made a reportage for Nikon and ESO at the Chilean observatories testing the new D810A camera.