Pierino Algieri is a landscape / nature photographer born and raised in the picturesque Conwy Valley, Snowdonia, North Wales. He has a comprehensive library stock of images of North Wales, and offers:
High Quality Archival Prints, Images available for use in Brochures, Cards, Audio Visuals and Medium Format Slide, Lectures, Christmas Cards, Calendars and Commissions Undertaken.
Born in 1955 Pierino Algieri was raised in the Conwy Valley. His father Vincenzo Algieri came to this country as an Italian prisoner of war and was held in a camp in Llanrwst. After the war ended he settled here working in forestry and farming Pierino has been interested in photography for many years but only took it up seriously since 1995. Self taught to a high standard Pierino is very passionate about landscape and nature photography. Using medium and large format cameras with transparency film, which gives a greater definition than digital cameras can achieve. Using these slow manual cameras also instils greater discipline during photography. The Snowdonia National Park being a favourite location.
“A land that never fails to move me, rarely two days the same. I often stand in awe of the inspiring landscape of Snowdonia, viewing it through the camera lifts me spiritually”.
He was successful in winning the Rural Landscape section of the BBC Countryfile photographic competition in 1998 with a picture of derelict quarry barracks, he also had a picture of a mountain stream and icicles published in the BBC Countryfile 2003 calendar and another picture in the 2004 calendar. His pictures have been published in a number of national and international magazines and tourism brochures. Welsh businesses regularly use his images for corporate Christmas cards and calendars.
Having a website has enabled his pictures to be seen worldwide, he has exported prints to customers and businesses overseas and has now added cards and calendars. Recently a new addition is canvas prints. Pierino was successful in obtaining a distinction in photography in 2002 by submitting 15 prints that were judged by a panel representing the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB).