What Photographer Clarano Stefano Delfret What he does with his camera is a real thing An act of love for the oval ball game. For almost 10 years, the amateur photographer, born in 1964, traveled the length and breadth of northern Italy to take pictures. Rugby matches in each category and grade.
Of course, he was immortalized from Serie B with his goal His Nordival Rowato To Italian national team for men and women, Passing Calvisano In the Top 10 (Italian Top Flight) and the Zebra franchise in the Pro14 Interconfedel Championship.
From player to rovato to national photographer
His love for rugby began at a very young age Introduced the character of Forward Trocar. In the eighties he walked through muddy fields Rovato In several seasons, including the first historic promotion to Serie B in 1985. Passion for playing rugby, and then in his spare time, with the team Old rugby rovatto, i Things Former Oval Ball players who do not want to stop playing and enjoy. Years I have very few pictures of those years – Comments Stefano -. once upon a time Analogous photography Each roll had 24 or 36 photos: you have to be careful about what you take and keep them at the end of the whole game. However, now you can shoot endlessly with digital, which is very easy and quick.
His relationship with Camera Instead it started by accident. “Inn 2009 I bought a camera I found on offer – Stefano says – and I tried to photograph some of Rovato’s games for fun. From that moment on I followed the team I never stopped, At home and abroad. Over time, an extensive photographer from Brescia also joined the team Calvisano, Is one of the most successful clubs in Italy, and follows other teams’ competitions around the Po Valley. “Now that there’s a good rugby match going on within driving distance, I’m free to go there!”
Lots of knowledge and certificates from the players
Recently, Stefano started following the team’s matches Zebras Players in Pro14 against the Championship Welsh, Scottish, Irish and South African teams. Many on their own Shots Publishing Local newspapers, special magazines, and websites, As he produced during the Under-20 World Championships or competitions in Calvisano Italian women’s national team, Who played for a long time at the home of Giulio and Silvio Pagani at Rowato. I often publish my photos The company’s social network, Even live in matches – he explains -. Thanks to an app on my smartphone, I can download and send live photos instantly.
Stefano was also lucky enough to photograph some of the matches Senior Men’s National Team, Both during the tournament Six nations On the eve of two legendary New Zealand giants’ matches between Italogbi and the All Blacks at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. In fact, he got the opportunity during his ten years of experience as a rugby photographer. Meet the Oval Ball champions in person The greatest satisfaction in this sense is associated with all blacks. “We were there about 10 years ago Gazette della Sport One day in Milan under the leadership of Marco Pastonasi, the best journalist that some New Zealand players like. Richie Macau, Dan Carter e Sam Whitelock – He says -. It was an incredible feeling to be able to talk and interact with rugby legends like them. Rugby players are always very helpful and happy in interacting with fans and admirers and they never refuse a selfie or autograph. This is why they are so different from the players. Seeing that is another great satisfaction for him Some important players use his photos on personal social networks: Certificate of Honor for his great work behind the lens.
The spirit of the rabbi from the field next door
For Stefano, a photographer’s passion is the same The second job, Although not paid. “I often have to travel long distances to reach the playgrounds – 56-year-old Clarence has worked all her life at a supermarket in the province of Brescia – including the best Sacrifices, But I do it happily, even when it’s raining or cold.
Passion, dedication, and sacrifice: All this makes Stefano a real one Loyal The Oval Ball was able to transform the pure rugby spirit from pug to edge into the careful and prepared eye of its target.
Photo: Stefano Delfret