Sony RX100 and a6300 Reviewed for Mountain Sports

As a pro mountain sport photographer, and someone working and playing in the mountains more than 300 days a year, I used to dream of having a camera light enough to not be a burden but also capable of producing the highest quality image files. I tried many systems but all came up short, the quality was not there. Then in 2012, we bought our first Sony system, the RX10o II. We shot it here and there …


Top 10 Favorite Photos of the Decade

Well we’ve done it – a top 10 List. Thanks to increasing peer pressure we have compiled our favorite 10 photos from the decade, which was our first full one in business. Our succumbing to a Top 10 List is the fault of Twitter – where these are going around. My first thought was to not give a “Best of” much attention, but then I started to check some out and enjoyed seeing what, and …


Fun Photos vs. Work Photos

The last couple of weeks have been a flurry of activity here in the Italian Dolomites, both personal and work. We have had a number of assignments around which we have spent time doing our own thing at the usual frantic summer pace; mountain running and cycling. All our images get downloaded into a computer to an incoming folder, and from there they are separated into either a Work or Fun category. Fun being primarily from …


Best of Dolomites Photography

After three full years making photos and playing in the Italian Dolomites, we realized we have a visual archive that goes deep with memories and experiences. As professional photographers, we want to present the Dolomites in one gallery, sixteen of our biggest and best images that truly reveal what the Dolomites have to offer. Many of these images have already been shown off, but together in this group they are meant to bring it all …

PatitucciPhoto La Sportiva Photography

It is always nice to see our fun trips with friends turn productive. Here are some examples of La Sportiva’s current advertising photography from trips in 2009. PatitucciPhoto


Born to Run Ski Bike Climb

Now we understand why the question was continually asked of us when we recently visited the US, “Have you read Born to Run?”. Until now, the answer was, “No”. I typically avoid such books. I don’t read any How to Do anything, avoid “Self Help” as if it were death and entirely ignore any outdoor publications. Why? 1) I don’t want to be influenced by segments of the very media I work within. And 2) …