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Location, location, location!

Location, location, location… I was doing a shoot for my friend Sohan Gokarn. Had all my Profoto lights ready (which I dont like using that much) and had ideas in my head. We rocked up and found this location and the sun was doing its thing!! OMG, who needs lights! I got so excited and […]

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Text message

On December 3rd, 1992 the first text message ‘merry Christmas’ was sent.   This must be the most revolutionary invention every. Ok maybe email is up there too. But think about it. These days we apparently send more messages than phone calls. SMS, pictures or videos are more popular than phone calls. There are more […]

World most expensive camera

Leica prototype becomes world’s most expensive camera A Leica camera from 1923 has fetched a record price at auction in Vienna. The prototype 0-Series piece was snapped up for the princely sum of €2.4 million – six times the opening price. The Leica camera that fetched 2.4 million euros   (picture alliance/WESTLICHT PHOTOGRAPHICA AUCTION/APA/dpa) Vienna’s […]

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Corporate photography

I am lucky to have not done many corporate shoots in my career. Actually very few. This plays to my advantage as when I walk in the room I see things with ‘fresh eyes’ as everything is new to me. The brief is/was often always the same: please take everyone’s portrait against a neutral background […]

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Award

For the third consecutive year my ongoing series of Pakistani schools – shot for My First School Pakistan – has received 3rd prize at the @OneEyelandAwards !   This year’s portrait of Abieeha (7 years old) in a classroom with only one window as a source of light was the winning image. if you are […]

Shinigawa, Tokyo - 21/01/2018
ph. Andrea Francolini

New Camera

For a photographer like myself, getting a new camera is always a thrill. Especially when it arrives 1 day before a trip. Battery charged, instruction manual on my carry on luggage and off to the airport. Destination: Tokyo of course! I had debated for a while on this purchase as I am not a huge […]

Sunrise at Shigar sand dunes, northern Pakistan
ph. Andrea Francolini
13-30/10/2017

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Photo tour in Pakistan

Have you ever wanted to go on a photo tour like no other? Have you ever wanted to go to Pakistan but just never found the right time or people to go with? From October 2-14 this year join Andrea Francolini and 5 others on a trip like no other. Details at www.afrancolini.com/pakistan-travel-photography-tour/ Andrea has […]

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Hobart 2017

Wow what a race it was this year! The 2017 Rolex Sydney to Hobart yacht race sure did not disappoint on many levels.   First things first. There were 102 boats in the fleet of which 4 super maxi which are 100ft long. Sweetheart favorite (and a client of mine) was ‘Wild Oats XI’ who […]

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Pakistan photo tour in October 2018

Join award winning Australian photographer, Andrea Francolini, for a once-in-a-lifetime inaugural travel photography tour of Pakistan. Come visit Islamabad, the mountains of northern Pakistan and Lahore. Detailed tour announced early January 2018 This tour is limited to a niche group of 4-6 people! We all love to travel and with today’s technology even if we are using […]

Creative photography

From Daniel Milnor A nice article which makes you think I have no special right to question the validity of modern photography outside of the fact I have basic rights to question almost anything, but this particular idea is front and center in my mind because I’ve had some time to think about this over […]