GALLERY Carlo Borlenghi, the master of sea photography on display in Milan

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Look at the spectacle. The photos we show you below are just a taste of what you can see starting Feb. 26 at Dream Factor Gallery (Corso Garibaldi 117, Milan): “Io Sento,” an exhibition of the most beautiful images taken by the great sailing photographer Carlo Borlenghi In his 30-year career. A must-see exhibition with breathtaking staging and photographs in different formats, from 40×70 cm to 180×270 cm.

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HOW THE EXHIBITION IS STRUCTURED
Twenty-five photographs take the visitor into an evocative world where sails, the silhouettes of hulls, the rays of the sun and the froth of the waves take on new and unexpected forms. A small white boat sailing toward clouds as big as mountains, a spinnaker emerging from the darkness swollen by the wind, the silhouette of a man appearing against the light behind a colorful sail, Luna Rossa crossing the Amerigo Vespucci in the seas of New Zealand, the hull i Alinghi transported by helicopter from Switzerland to Italy: Carlo Borlenghi’s images recount the most important moments of international boating with unique vision and poetry.

WHO IS CARLO BORLENGHI
Carlo Borlenghi is the world’s best-known sea and sailing photographer. Born in 1956 in Bellano on Lake Como, he began his career as a photographer by following local regattas. He has been photographing America’s Cup regattas since 1983: he was the official photographer for the Italian campaigns of Italia, Moro di Venezia and Luna Rossa and for the Swiss Team Alinghi. He has been following the boats and exploits of Giovanni Soldini since 1994. He also covered several editions of the Whitbread Round the World Race and was the official photographer for the Amer Sports team during the 2001-2002 Volvo Ocean Race. He is the official photographer of Rolex’s national and international events. In 1983 he received the “Marian Skubin” award for the best sports photography published in Italy, in 1986 he won in Paris the “Grand Prix Professional de la photo de Mer” organized by the French Chamber of Commerce, and in 2007 the “Grand Prix de l’Image Course au large Salon Nautique de Paris” 2007. Also in 2007, he received a plaque from President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano “for his many years of intense activity on behalf of the sailing world.”

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