uwphotographers: UWP: VIRGINIA SALZEDO (Italy)

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

UWP: VIRGINIA SALZEDO (Italy)


























VIRGINIA SALZEDO
Virginia was born in Trento, a small town near Dolomiti mountains where she lives with her family. When she was young she used to spent her summer holidays by her grandparents  in S. Caterina, a small village of fish-men near Nardò, in Puglia.
There she felt in love with sea and marine creatures . In 1995 she obtained the first dive licence and it was  wonderful because  when she  was diving  under sea she felt harmony.  For several summers she worked as dive-master in a diving in Puglia.  During scuba diving she took with her  a small camera to live a nice reminder to customers.  In 2013 she began to study diving photo to federal course and the next year she took part to many competitions and she obtained promising results. 
During this years she won the most important national and international competitions .
In 2016 she won gold medal in national championship of compact camera. Virginia through her photos tries to transmit the incredible emotions she feels when she dives .  Her passion for the sea bottom push her to explore tropical  seas , Mediterranean sea, Alpine lakes etc… 
Her favorite sea is Ionio in S. Caterina , because she remembers of her youth . When is possible she came back to S. Caterina , in the house inherit from her grandmother.  
It’s here  that arise her most beautiful pictures that gave her the most important successes.