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Davide Piga

Davide Piga



Casual photographer. Usually on the road and into the wild. Sometimes I like to tell stories.
  • Nikon D90
  • Nikon FM2n
  • Nikon D800
  • Nikon AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR G ED
  • Nikon AF-S 50/1.4G


Published August 8th, 2013

We, too, from the other side of the barbed wire,

we looked at the snow, and at God.

That's how God is: an infinite and stupefying form.

Beautiful, lazy and still with no desire to do anything.

Like certain women who, when we were boys,

we only dared dream about.

(This Must Be the Place)

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The hands are the first to go

Published August 8th, 2013

Sapper serving on the Italian military ship (ITS) San Marco.

"The suit protects the whole body frontally, except the hands. Being this an extremely delicate job, you can't afford clumsy hands. Conversely, if something happens, the hands are the first to go."

The (ITS) San Marco is the Flag Ship of NATO Operation Ocean Shield, an international counter piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden and off the Horn of Africa. Acting under UN mandate, NATO has been helping to deter and disrupt pirate attacks, while protecting vessels and helping to increase the general level of security in the region since 2008.

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Hanging Over

Published December 12th, 2012

I’m alive

I can breath the air

I can hurt you

I can float up here

So soft and tingling

You can’t touch me

I’m floating away

(Blur, Hanging Over)

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Published December 12th, 2012

Like if you could pour all the beauty of Ethiopia into the eyes of a scam tour guide.

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Published December 3rd, 2012

Zebra and wildebeest are good migration partners for several reasons: zebra have better eyesight and hearing so they are quicker to spot danger, and they also have good memories and can remember the direction of the migration. Wildebeest are good at finding water sources, and some think that lion prefer wildebeest meat, so it's convenient for zebra to mingle with a tastier prey.

On top of the team work, zebra and wildebeest are also good friends because each animal prefers a different part of the same grass, so they don't compete over food.

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