Currently based in Milan I have been working in the photographic industry for over 20 years. My work has been published in Vanity Fair, l’Uomo Vogue, Vogue Sport, Panorama, Marie Claire, Glamour, GQ, Gioia, Grazia, Flair, Amica, D di Repubblica, l’Espresso, The Times, Madame Figarò, Elle, Class, Max and many other magazines.
I am an Italian photographer, editorial and commercial shooter inspired by the magic of people. Portraiture is my thing and, year after year, I explored it in many of its declinations. Along the way, fashion and reportage kept me very busy too. One of the privileges of being a photographer is having to shoot a variety of different things: I enjoyed shooting interior design and still life too, but my passion definitely lies in creating impactful images of people.
Shooting portraiture is my way to inquire into reality, every time I photograph someone I also end up knowing myself a bit better. I could say that I look at the subjects of my portraits as if I were looking at myself expressed in a different form. We are different, but not so different…
The origin of my last name dates back to 1100, when – so the legend has it – a dragon called “il Grande Verme” terrorized the population of Verona in Italy.
An ancestor of mine killed the dragon and hence became known as Dal Verme.
I am not sure if I would have killed the beast… one of the best things I have learned in life is to get to know my fears rather than fight them.
One more thing: I love tofu!