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Visual storytelling: the art of reportage

From November 12 to November 13, 2016

Storytelling is what man has done since he started to draw sketches about daily life on walls’ caves. Today we have the chance to have in our hands a wonderful and powerful photo camera to express ourselves, how we feel and to look at our surrounding world.

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Photo by Donald Weber

How to become a heck of a Storyteller

"Most photographers are lousy storytellers, but they are fantastic collectors." What does this mean? It means to be a serious photographer, you need to understand the power of narrative, of editing, of clarifying your ideas, enabling you to engage and communicate with an audience. People want stories; not pictures.


Crowdfunding 2016

The fifth edition of the international festival of photography, Luganophotodays, will be held in September. Your contribution is essential for this important anniversary.


Catalogue 2015

Buy the catalogue LuganoPhotoDays 2015 (72 pages), fully bilingual (English + Italian), with 188 photos.

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In partnership with

  • Area Turismo ed Eventi - Città di Lugano


  • Fondazione Vicari
  • Foto Garbani
  • Migros Ticino percento culturale


  • Delea
  • Emmanuel Urban
  • Eventmore
  • Smile in the Eyes
  • Studio B&B

Festival partners

  • CSIA
  • Galleria La Loggia
  • Mag:
  • SSS_AA
  • Workshopx