Officine Turistiche | Ready, set, go!
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Officine Turistiche | Ready, set, go!

It’s hard to begin to tell my story, especially after so many years of hiding behind the quote of Lewis Hine: “If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug around a camera”.

 

Yes, because I’m a photographer, but I’m also an assistant bather, a swimming instructor, a sommelier, a cheese taster, a managing director of a travel agency, and many other things that I can’t remember right now… but it doesn’t matter.
Also the other adventure companions of Officine Turistiche are “many other things”, but the passion for the good things in life encouraged us to start studying and working on this project together. Studying for sure! “Stay hungry, Stay foolish” could also work, but not all the projects are born in a garage… and we don’t even have a garage. We have books, papers, data analysis, tourism and trade fair reports. And also tastings, samples, courses, winery visits and many kilometres travelled.
We don’t know if being outside the field is a good or a bad thing, but we are not here to teach anything to anyone through Officine Turistiche. We believe that with the Italian artistic heritage, with the tradition of food and wine and with a lot of passion, one can tell many interesting stories. We want to try it out with travels, images, news and stories. If you think the same way, start following us and tell us your story.

About Author

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Guido Clerici
Guido Clerici | Photographer since 1990, belongs to the Ordine dei Giornalisti (Italy’s Order of Journalists) since 2004. He has published covers, articles and advertisements on major Italian and international magazines (GQ Italy, GQ Germany, GQ Russia, GQ Spain, AD Russia, Traveller Russia, Max, Abitare, Interni), portraying national and international celebrities such as John Malkovich, Casey Stoner, Chef Cracco, Vico Magistretti, Winton Marsalis, Pistorius and many others. He works with companies and architecture and design studios making pictures for brochures, catalogues, and websites. He has been represented by Grazia Neri, Italy’s main photographic agency, and Agenzia LUZphoto of Milan. Beside photography, he works in the food-and-wine and tourism field. Between 2010 and 2012 he earns a Travel Agency Technical Director title, a Sommelier diploma with AIS and a Cheese Taster title with ONAF. Through Officine Turistiche, a website offering environmentally friendly wine-and-food itineraries, he also offers photo shooting, websites design, and event management.