Archive for the ‘sport’ Category

SPORT – Arte suave: BJJ and photography

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

It took me some years to make the step to connecting my two biggest passions, photography and brazilian jiu-jitsu. And this is what happened after I did:


 is born and the website is coming soon.


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BJJ & photography in MIAMI, IBJJF and SUBSTARS

Saturday, February 15th, 2020

@photoblackbelt did it again: BJJ & photography in Miami (USA)

Lucas Hilario dos Santos (fight sports) vs Andre Nascimento dos Santos Gois (Alliance) BLACK / Adult / Male / Middle

Lucas Hilario dos Santos (Fight sports) vs Andre Nascimento dos Santos Gois (Alliance). IBJJF winter open competition in Miami, USA, on February 15, 2020.

Gesias JZ Cavalcante vs Nicky Ryan.

Gesias JZ Cavalcante vs Nicky Ryan at the SUBSTARS show in the Fillmore theatre, Miami Beach, on February 21, 2020.


Friday, January 24th, 2020

BJJ European championship 2020 in Lisbon, organised by IBJJF.

It might seem brutal at first sight…but it really is only cuddles in a pijama :) and it is for everyone!

By @photoblackbelt

Follow me on my new instagram for more shots like these!

BJJ European championship in Lisbon, organised by IBJJF. Adult White Male Middle: Gislan Lopes De Jesus (Marco Romario Academy) - Miltos Antonis Apostolakis (Hermes Club)

Master 3 Female Blue Middle: Erin Louise Stanforth (Gold Team Fighters) vs Debora Vieira Chain (Brazilian Power Team Int)


IBJJF European Championship 2020. Master 7 Male Blue Open Class Final: Thomas Aquinas Boesen (Team Jucão) vs Luc Francois Rossi (Icon Jiu-Jitsu Team)

SPORT BJJ – Documentation of the IBJJF Open Competion in Berlin

Friday, December 27th, 2019

I love BJJ and spend as much as possible of my freetime enjoying a roll on the mat. I also recently started to shoot competitions.
Here is an image from the IBJJF Open Berlin of 30.11.2019

Find all the pictures on the IBJJF facebook album here, then scroll to the middle, where you’ll see mine.

In the open class women adult black belts final: Magdalena Zofia Loska fighting against Julia Mæle













Sunday, August 18th, 2019



ROMANIA – Screening – PHOTOFESTIVAL in Cluj Napoca

Friday, September 1st, 2017


The In/Out Transylvania Photo Festival is the first documentary photography festival in Romania. Its

second edition will take place in Cluj-Napoca 5-15 Oct, 2017 and my new project “The Moldovan Derby” was selected for screening. More details soon!

PRESS – We love football (even in the outskirts of Europe)

Monday, August 14th, 2017

I was in Moldova for the final final game of the championship, the Golden Game, the play-off between the two firsts of the rank. FC Sheriff Tiraspol won at the penalties after a long suffered game against FC Dacia Chisinau.

Here is a photo report of the evening from the Zimbru Stadium in Chisinau, published by Futbolgrad.

PRESS – TfT (Time for Text) My article about football

Monday, August 14th, 2017

I recently wrote an article on the Moldovan football for the Italian Online Magazine “Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso”. Why should you care? Because finally it is an alternative portrait of a country known for the usual poverty, emigration and corruption issues, though the lens of the football landscape.

Enjoy it here (in Italian only for the moment…)