Born in La Spezia in 1975, Marcello is a Scuba Instructor specialized in Underwater Photography, and is an avid travel addicted. In over 10 years of activity he has packed thousands of dives all around the world. He started to shoot in 2009 with small Canon compact cameras, and slowly grown to bigger DSLR setup. Actually he shots with CANON 5Dmk4 and CANON 7DmkII, both in Nauticam housings.

In past years he’s running in many photo contests, gaining many prizes and placements in some of the best world events.

Furthermore, he’s collaborating with some dive magazines and tour operators.

Since 2013 he’s a member of “Nauticam Italy Image team”, a team of some of the best Italian underwater photographers that share the passion with the Nauticam’s equipment.

Togheter with other top Italian shooters, in 2015 he founded the IUPS – Italian Underwater Photography Society , with the mission to promote the photographic culture related with the underwater imaging in Italy.



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  • JoinedAugust 2009
  • HometownLa Spezia
  • Current cityLa Spezia
  • CountryItaly
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