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Marcello Materassi

Marcello Materassi is born in 1947 in Florence, where currently lives. After few decades practicing and experiencing, he, from 1996, begins to share to national and international contests, getting over 130 prizes and more than 1700 acceptances, and also takes numerous personal shows, including thirty in Italy and twelve abroad (Croatia, Turkey, France, Greece, Romania and Serbia).

Besides, his photos have been published in various magazines, and in many editions of FIAF (Italian Federation of Photographic Associations) year-book. In 2002 receives the honor of AFIAP (Artiste FIAP) and EFIAP (Excellence FIAP) in 2005.

In 2002, Marcello Materassi is part of the Italian team that conquers in Belgium the world cup in the 20th biennial for color print. In 2004 he is again the world champion in the 23rd biennial for color slides in England. In Budapest, during the 27th FIAP congress, he receives the honor of ESFIAP for the work developed for the international federation. Frequently is called to take part of jury in important photographic contest in Italy and abroad.

Others recognitions have been received in order of time: at the congress of FIAF in Civitavecchia (Rome) in May 2007, the honor of EFIAP/b and BFI (Well-deserved of Italian photography). In 2014 he received the MFIAP honor (Maitre de la Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique).

Human in his ambient middle is his favorite kind, and in a short time he develops its expressive style that with a very good knowledge of the photographic technique and a good use of the natural light succeeds to tell histories and fragments of life of a really already forgotten.