About Me - Pia Parolin

About Me

Born and raised in Italy, I studied biology in Germany and in Brazilian Amazonia. Passionate tropical ecologist with PhD, I always carry my camera with me since the day my father gave me the first Minolta at the age of 9. Living on the French Riviera since 2005, I love to capture light, colours and movements.

I started artistic photography in 2017 with my first series "Promenade Moments". I capture blurred movements with people passing by on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice.

In 2018, I focus on "People´n´Art" - people standing in front of art works in museums.

For 2019, my new project will be "Rainy Windows", with street scenes captured through windows with rain drops.

In order to share my passion, I organize weekend photo workshops on the French Riviera, high quality and low price, with the aim to have a lot of communication and fun and learn from reknown (street) photographers whom I invite to my place on the French Riviera to share a weekend with other interested photographers - much in the tradition of the Côte d´Azur artists of the 50s who gathered in the beautiful villas along the coast to be creative, share ideas, get inspired and be productive.

I take my pictures with my Olympus E-M5 II and a Fujifilm X100F. I keep postproduction at a minimum and try to take the picture in its almost final form right away with my camera.

I am a member of the Fédération Photographique de France FPF and Antibes Photo Club APC.

My photo series:

2019 Rainy Windows

2018 People´n´Art (Art^Gens)

2017 Promenade Moments

PhotoMenton 2018 - the big international photography festival on the French Riviera is announced with my picture, winner of the Poster Prize 2017

A new podcast interview is online - this time with the Photo Podcast Network by Marco Larousse on 29 October 2018

Buy my book!

My first photography book was released in May 2018. it is edited by Baie des Anges Éditions

ISBN N°978-2-37640-021-9 / format 20×20 cm / 32 colour pages / 15€


Here you can BUY THE BOOK or write me an email (photo@piaparolin.com)

Book Cover with my photograph for the 2018 Polar Collection Noir Méditerranée by Maison d'Édition Baie des Anges

Listen to my Podcast Interview from August 2018 - The Traveling Image Makers - A podcast series by Ugo Cei and Ralph Velasco

Solo Exhibition at the French-German Cultural Centre June-October 2018

Blog (in German) on my exhibition in Nice, written by a German Bestseller Author

Interview (in French) about my solo exhibition in Nice (June 2018)

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