About Flavio Gilardoni/EffeEmmE - buenaVista* photo



After twenty years as agent for and in Grazia Neri, I decided to continue the photojournalistic adventure as tribute to the experience builded up in these years with one of the most important and international Agency.

I lived the most important events of these last twenty years like the attack to ground Zero; the terrorist attacks in London and Spain; the elections of the last four presidents of the United States; the death of the Pope, Arafat, Lady D, Mother Teresa, Pinochet, Frank Sinatra, Rudolf Nureyev and Ronald Reagan. And more: first and second Gulf War, Russian golpe, Chechnyan War, Balcan conflicts, crisi in Middle East. Many others events I received by the most famous photo agencies of the world: Agence France Presse (Afp), Corbis, Sygma, VII, Vu, Rapho, Polaris, Focus, Bilderberg, Contact Press Images, Invision, Noor, Ostkreuz, Panos, Signatures, Tendance Floue, Camera Press, Visum, Eyevine, Gruppe 28, Millenium, Panos Picture, Top... Or from many photographers famous all over the world: David Burnett, Jane Evelyn Atwood, Don McCullin, Sebastiao Salgado, Gilles Caron, Li Zhensheng, Philip Blenkinsop, Pep Bonet, Jan Grarup, Stanley Greene, Kadir van Lohuizen, Jon Lowenstein, Yuri Kozyrev. Phil Knott, Rov Aviv, Ed Kashi, Didier Ruef, James Whitlow Delano, Christopher Morris, John Stanmeyer, James Nachtwey. But luckily for me, I also viewed the portraits of the most beautiful women done from the world champions like: Annie Liebovitz, Nina Berman, Helmut Newton, Herb Ritts, Lord Snowdon, Patrick Litchfield, Cecil Beaton, Giorgia Fiorio, Georg Gesrster, Jason Bell, Rankin, Bryan Adams, Jonathan Becker, H&K. I traveled in the past through the images of : Robert Doisneau, Willy Ronis, Photo 12; in the space and in the future with: Science Photo Library (Spl), Photoresearchers, Eurelios; and in the world of art and literature with: Bridgeman Art Library, Dalle, Opale. I saw the amazing photos of wildlife by Minden Pictures and the daily life from Image Source.

As personal clients instead I had: Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, La Stampa, Il Giornale, Il Giorno, Resto del Carlino, La Nazione, La Gazzetta dello Sport, Il Messaggero, Il Secolo XIX, Quattroruote, Volare, Dueruote, Motonline, Tutttrasporti, Topolino, Grand'Hotel, Fox, Urban, Dove, Meridiani, Bella Italia, Bell'Europa, Panorama, Grazia, Oggi, Donna Moderna, Tu Style, L'Espresso, XL, D, Io Donna, Ok Salute, Newton, Gioia, Gente e Viaggi, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair. Just some among the biggest italian journals.