The fifth edition of the “I love photography, International Photo Festival” will open its doors on March 8 and will feature exhibits, photo marathons, charity auctions, and seminars until Sunday, March 10. The festival, which aims to draw emerging photographers to fully immerse themselves in the realm of photography, will take place in Porta Palio, and entry is free upon website registration.

March 8 among exhibitions and a free photography session for women

The exhibition “Madre Terra” (Mother Earth), which features the works of the following photographers: Giulia Adami, Cristina Barbieri, Anna Bertocchi, Maurizio Canu, Sara Cappelletti, Andrea Malizia, Pietro Pellini, Fabio Viganò, and Mattia Zaldini, is taking place from 6 to 8 p.m. After that, AperiFoto, a social event for attendees, and a complimentary Portrait of a Woman photo session, organized by Giulia Adami and Pietro Pellini and devoted to honoring feminine beauty via photography, will enhance the evening.

March 9: “I love photography” workshops

The exhibition will continue on March 9 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free photography seminars during the day will include “Composing a Landscape” with photographer Mattia Zaldini, “The Photographic Portrait” with photographer Giulia Adami, and “Smartphone Photography,” catering to all skill levels of photographers. In the afternoon, a charity auction benefiting the Verona delegation of FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) will be held. This will be followed by another social gathering with AperiFoto.

Last day on March 10

The last exhibition will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 10, marking the end of the festival’s activities. There will be seminars, a picture marathon through the city’s streets, and the much-anticipated charity auction, which will be followed by the awards ceremony for photo marathon participants, among the many events scheduled for the day. All of the “I Love Photography” volunteers will send out final pleasantries before the evening comes to an end.