About the Author
Born in Orvieto in 1996, he grew up in a small town on the border between Umbria, Lazio and Tuscany. Since childhood he is strongly attracted by the nature that surrounds him to which he devotes all his interest.
For several years now he contemplates nature through his camera trying to share his emotions with those who look at his photographs.
The long wait for the meeting, for the scene and for the perfect light, combined with the careful study of the composition and the search for strong expressiveness in the subjects , give his photographs a very personal style that often approaches a "dreamlike" vision of nature.
His rapid success on the web led him in a short time to create a community with over 3.5 million followers from over 200 countries. Becoming one of the most followed "wildlife" photographers on the web. His images get millions of views and shares from around the world appearing regularly in publications with Discovery.
In recent years Michele has been very active in the area of environmental protection and safeguarding. For raising awareness he has collaborated several times with the WWF by donating his images in favor of endangered species and with Lipu.
In September 2019 he collaborated with ENEL energy with some portraits of animals from all over the world in their e-magazine drawing attention to eco-sustainability.
He was part of the "Prints for Wildlife" project by donating some of his best images for a fundraising campaign for African parks hard hit by the Covid pandemic, helping to combat poaching and safeguarding protected areas with inestimable value naturalistic. Crowdfunding has raised over a million dollars.