Personal memoirs of my 2004 trip to Italy where I studied figure painting for a month at the Florence Academy of art, then visited the Amalfi coast for a week. Beautiful scenery, and people, and photos of wonderful paintings a sculpture.
For more than 30 years, David Vance has enjoyed a successful career photographing advertising and editorial assignments for Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Weekly, Interview, Men's Health, Rolling Stone, Tennis, Uomo and Harper's Bazaar, Italia.
Among his clients are Revlon, Rolex, Sony, Atlantic and Island Records, Time-Life, Doubleday, Coca-Cola, Panama Jack, Kodak , Lions Gate and Miramax films.
One of his first assignments was photographing the cast of the original Broadway production of "Oh! Calcutta." Celebrity portraits include Bea Arthur, William Baldwin, Steven Bauer, Toni Braxton, Gloria Estefan, Daisey Fuentes, Andy Garcia, Hal Holbrook, Sophia Loren, Ricky Martin, Johnny Mathis, Luciano Pavarotti, Steven Seagal, Eli Wallach and Dionne Warwick. Sports figures include Billy Bean, Chris Evert, Mitch Gaylord, Greg Louganis, Dan Marino, Don Mattingly, Johnny Mitchell and Mary Pierce.
An alumnus of Rochester Institute of Technology, David continues his international work and maintain