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chiara battistini photographer, dead sea, israel, middle est

I’m a photographer and photo agent based in Italy.

During my photo expeditions in developing countries I built my travel philosophy based on sharing and learning about different cultures, environments and responsable ways of traveling. Empathy and enrichment, paradoxically become deeper when you get out from your safe comfort zone.

I focus my reasearch on any expression of the nature and the human being, I’m sensitive to injustice but conscious to the fact that change must start from within. From a pic possibly.

Photography becames the bridge between 2 realities and source of enrichment for both. The deepest connection and the universal language over boundaries and borders.

On those values I’ve founded AlterNative Photo.

International photography agency, specialised in travel and destination photography, offering photo and video services to business and privates around the world.

Alongside a wide range of photographic tours, workshops, photo expeditions, as well as tailor made photo experiences around the world.

With a worldwide network of freelance professional photographers and videomakers, AlterNative can cover all the aspects within the tourism, travel and destination fields.

Orientated on sustanable and responsable tourism, where, off the beaten paths, photography meets the other culture, the other place and other people.

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Honestly I’m not an easy person to take picture of. I always find the same expression in any photo of me so I wanted to try a professional shooting experience. The result was excellent! Chiara involved me in a very comfortable way without pushing my personality. We’ve passed some hours with good connection which made possible those shots where I can really see myself in.
I’d suggest to anyone a photographic experience with Chiara because she is very passionate, involving, patient and extremely professional!
Thanks Chiara for your great job!
Francesca Bergamino