Marco Colombo (1988) has always been passionate about nature. He is an environmental guide and diving instructor, and has a degree in Natural Sciences; as a professional photographer, he is involved in science popularisation. Author of ten books on conservation, scientific consultant for GEO (Rai3), lecturer of scientific communication in universities, and a regular speaker at hundreds of conferences and courses on biology and photography. His images have been published in leading magazines and have received several awards, including Wildlife Photographer of the Year. He has discovered a new species of spider in Sardinia. 

Bruno D’Amicis was born in Rome, now lives under the shadow of the Apennines but often works abroad. After graduating in Biological Sciences, he embarked on a career as a nature photographer. His images have been awarded (World Press Photo, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, etc.) and published (National Geographic, GEO, Smithsonian, etc.) all over the world. He has made seven books, three documentaries and created several popularisation and conservation projects, including ‘L’Altro Versante’, on the mountains of Italy, and ‘L’Orso e la Formica’, on the Apennine bear.

Ugo Mellone (1983) was born in Salento and lives in Spain. After obtaining a PhD studying the migration of the Eleonora’s Falcon and other birds of prey, he pursued a career as a freelance photographer, carrying out projects in the Mediterranean basin, as well as in the Sahara and Patagonia. His work, also funded by grants from the National Geographic Society and Montphoto, has been published in major magazines, and in four books. He has received awards from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year and frequently collaborates in the production of nature documentaries.