About

Francesco was born in 1972 and lives in Umbria, Italy.

“My life always has been conditioned from details, everywhere. I watch everything carefully and my imagination combines details to create an unlikely reality.”

He is a professional photographer and his main activity is street photography from several years. He began to take pictures on the street to escape from commissioned photography and became his main passion.

In street photography he loves building his own reality through the apposition of elements, colors, graphics, creating humorous, improbable, bizarre and aesthetic compositions. Step by step Francesco become a well-know street photographer, in Italy and abroad. He collaborates with very important italian and foreign street photographers about events, workshops, talks, portfolio reviews, photowalks, interviews etc. In the last few years he has only focused on improving himself and contributing to the street photography area.

In 2015 he founded Italian Street Eyes, one of the Italian street photography collective.

In 2016 he became an Olympus brand Ambassador with which he made several events.

In 2017 he co-founded Italian Street Photo Festival, the first international street photography festival in Italy.

Published in some street photography books and on blogs about interviews. If you want to read one on 121clicks that he considers “sui generis”: Read

As a Tutor for street photography he makes available to his courses all the experience received from years spent on the street and all the awareness gained in living daily the street area.

Francesco is a professional photographer also for other photographic genre, if you want to discover more about Francesco www.francescosembolini.com