Member of National Association of Professional Photographer, Italy

"Everyone are photographers, just for the main reason to see through the eyes. But there are photographers who know how to describe the image with the image itself!"

Mario Bucolo was born in Catania (Italy) on December 1st 1967, he lives and works in the magnificent island of Sicily and in New York City. Mario is a professional photographer (and photojournalist) since 2007, dedicated mainly to architecture, landscapes, cityscapes, nature, wildlife, travel and sense of place, religious celebrations and festivals, people and historical architectures. He's had a remarkable experience chasing tornadoes during the 2008 Tornado season around Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles. He is also a renowned international expert in marketing, PR, communication and Web 2.0 tools, mainly for museums, art and cultural travel sectors and is the founder and publisher of, the WorldWide Portal to Museums and Cultural Heritage.

His photos have been recently awarded at Italian Institute of Culture NY Photo Contest, at PDN Great Outdoors Contest and with 2 honorable mention at the International Photography Awards 2011, Los Angeles (3 in 2011 and one in 2009 editions) and 4 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze awards at PX3 Paris 2011 People Choice Awards and finalist at PX3 2011 Juried awards. Photos was also shortlisted for the final judging round in the 2008 Travel Photographer of the Year competition, in 2007 and 2008 "Human rights" International Competition co-promoted by Sicilian Parliament and he was personally awarded , in 2008 as "author in evidence" and in 2009 as "Finalist Author" in the International "Premio Fotografico" promoted by the National Association of Professional Photographers of Italy - Tau Visual.

Mario is the Sicilian reference person for the Italian Chapter of Royal Photographic Society.

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  • JoinedDecember 2009
  • OccupationProtographer
  • HometownCatania
  • Current cityCatania
  • CountryItaly
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