Danilo Piccioni is an internationally acclaimed photographer and instructor of photography as well as an expert in Photoshop; he teaches Digital Painter and conducts photography workshops around the word.
He holds a degree from the European Institute of Design in Rome and has studied and speaks several languages.
After freelancing as an illustrator and graphic artist between Rome and Milan for many years in publishing and advertising, he freelanced for magazines. doing photo-retouching for covers, making illustrations and caricatures for articles, and doing photo manipulation. He won an award for best satirical illustration of the year for this magazine. Meanwhile, he won a contest for best illustration for a CD cover, published and sold nationwide. He designed and published a line of 12 greeting cards.
Back in Rome, he collaborated with a travel magazine as a freelance photographer on assignment. He continued to do occasional Web sites, graphic design and illustration, as well as wedding photography. He was offered a contract with a major Stock Photography company in the U.S. and has won numerous photography awards in international competitions.
He now lives in Greater Vancouver, Canada, where he had a solo show at the Place des Arts gallery.
Danilo leads numerous courses and photography workshops in the field; he also runs his owns photography business, doing weddings/portraits/studio and commercial work. Currently his work is represented worldwide by CORBIS and ALAMY stock agencies.