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Turkish photo-magazine Fotoritim featured an article on my photography and a selection of my works from my monochrome selective focus (Lensbaby photos) portfolio on their July issue:

http://www.fotoritim.com/yazi/luca-lacche–kentin-kokusu

Also the English version is included. Many thanks to Sebnem Aykol of Fotoritim.

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Datacolor Europe included two of my works from ‘The Japanese Haunting’ portfolio in their “Real Colors Of My Life” book:

http://news.datacolor.eu/en/archives/2009/02/how-beautiful-t.html

These two photos have been selected (even if they are monochrome…):

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The book is currently available on Blurb.com:

http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/750811

As stated on the page, “Buying this book, you will support the HOPE FOR CHILDREN organization and their Children’s Village in Chile, “Las Mariposas”! ”

Many thanks to Larisa Bolli and the Datacolor staff.

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Old Torino, my most recent photo series, is now viewable on www.lucalacchephotography.net in the “travelogue” section.

27 images, all taken in Piedmont, Italy (Torino, Venaria, Superga) around may 1st 2009.

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III, EOS 5D mark II – Lensbaby Composer with plastic optic, Original Lensbaby – Canon EF 14mm, 15mm fisheye, 35 1,4 L, 70-200 2,8 L.

Thanks for checking it out – as usual, comments are welcome.


VENEZIANA The Ghosts Of The Carnival And Other Stories, my most recent portfolio-photo book, is available on Blurb.com:

http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/614752

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Large Format Landscape (13 x 11 inches, 33 x 28 cm), 80 pgs, Premium Paper with Hardcover and Dust Jacket.

Intro from back cover:

During these years of photography I made myself used to always catching the immediate atmosphere of a place – my photo approach and technique are expression of an instinctive attitude, I like to let the eye and the mind run free when spotting the subject, framing, composing.

Such point of view makes Venezia a particularly easy task because this one-of-a-kind location is so incredibly rich, like a goldmine of details suggesting infinite variations – even subjects not anywhere else worth of consideration in Venezia become peculiar, unique. It is perhaps the subtle feeling of decay, corrosion and neverending motion that give soul and life to stones, walls, bridges – there is no escape from imagining and telling stories, and using the obvious like gondolas and masks, poles and seagulls doesn’t feel for once wrong because they are still a basic ingredient, key elements of the atmosphere, and in most cases the catalyzers of the composition. It is of course never easy to concentrate in the continuos flows of mass tourism, which especially in Venezia is like a plague – but, as in most cases in my experience, photography helps in getting into the mood of a place even in “distracting” situations.

A tech note for those of you who may be interested… All the images in the portfolio have been taken in Venezia on February 2009, over the days of the Carnival, with my current double-camera setup in what I call “double view” – The Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III handling the “regular” lenses (in this case mostly the Canon 70-200 2.8 L-is with the 1.4 extender which makes it a 98-280 f/4) and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II handling the selective focus view via the Lensbaby Muse fitted with the “yellow single optic” and f/2.8 aperture – I actually consider it the updated version of my favorite selective focus lens, the Original Lensbaby, which I have been extensively using over these last two years.


Piazza Maggiore, an all-monochrome 10-pieces portfolio, is viewable in the “Travelogue” section of www.lucalacchephotography.net.

The images have been taken in Bologna, Italy on March 18th 2009 with the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III plus Lensbaby Composer and plastic optic.

Thanks in advance for your feedback.


A new all-monochrome portfolio in the “Travelogue” section. Nineteen images taken on Saturday March 7th at Portonovo Beach, a moody rocky beach in Le Marche on the Adriatic Sea.

The images have been taken with the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III + the 14mm 2,8 II L and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II + the Lensbaby Composer and plastic optic.

Thanks in advance for your feedback.


I am “featured artist”, with the “The Japanese Haunting” photo book, on February’s Lensbaby newsletter – viewable HERE.

Many thanks to Jessica and the Lensbaby Team.


The brand new Veneziana portfolio, forty-four images taken in Venice, Italy during the days of the Carnival, is now viewable on my website www.lucalacchephotography.net in the “Travelogue” section.

A tech note – the photos have been taken with my current dual-camera setup, with the Lensbaby Muse on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and various Canon EF lenses on the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III (mostly the Canon EF 70-200 2.8 L-is with the 1.4 II extender).

Thanks in advance for your feedback.