Dive Instructor/Manager

Experience includes diving leader to several dive destinations such as: the Maldives (Veligandu, Athuruga and Thundufushi islands) years 1990-1992; the Cayman Islands, years 1992-1993; Cancun (Mexico) years1993-1994.

Underwater Photographer

Travel includes the areas of the Caribbean; Brazil; Hawaii; French Polynesia; the Maldives; the Seychelles; Mauritius island; the Red Sea; Australia; Papua New Guinea; Thailand; Myanmar; Indonesia; Malaysian Borneo; the Mediterranean Sea. Specialized areas include wide-angle and macro photography, night dive photography, naturalistic/wildlife photography, Cenote diving in the Yucatan Penisula, and special effect photography.

Land Photographer

Current stock images include those obtained throughout travel to Europe; the USA; French Polynesia; Malaysia; Australia and Papua New Guinea; the Indian Ocean; Thailand and Indonesia; Egypt, Sudan and Jordan; Kenya and South Africa; Mexico and Brazil; the Caribbean islands. Subjects include landscapes/scenic, wildlife/animals, architecture, cultural lifestyles, glamour/models, travel/tourism, people/human interest, historic attractions, transportations, prestigious antique cars, motorcycles and Formula 1.

Sport Photographer

Current stock images include prestigious and antique cars, motorcycles, MotoGP and Formula 1; road cycling and mountainbike.

Sport Tester

Leonardo’s works also includes sport-tests of various products regarding his specialties, including underwater photo gears, bikes and their accessories.

Educational Experiences

PADI Master Instructor, license # M 901250
NAUI Underwater Instructor, license # 15652
ANDI Diver, (American Nitrox Divers Inc.), license # 5860
PADI Underwater Photographer, license # 901250
University of Florence, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Italian Journalist Association, license # 097505
NIKON Professional Photographer, license # 7666                                                                      UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale), license # 702663J
Languages: Italian, Spanish, English