Marco Carlo Stoppato, the photographer members of the IEPA, International Environment Photographers Association.

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Marco Carlo Stoppato

MARCO CARLO STOPPATO was born in 1962, in Milan. He decided to become a volcanologist when he red “A Journey to the Center of the Earth” by Jules Verne. He was 9 years old. His passion for the Nature brought him to get a degree in Geology and Volcanology, and to start working as a photographer. His main focus is Nature, with particular interest in GeoSciences like geography and geology, and paleontology.

Since 1989 he has been working as a photojournalist for different magazines and organizations. From 1997 he devoted more and more time to research, traveling among the most active volcanoes of the world, in search of amazing places where nature build landscapes of stunning beauty.

He produced more than 300 reportages and wrote 8 books, 3 of which translated in English, French, Spanish and Japanese (Volcanoes, Fossils, and Deserts); his website is

With the colleague Amanda Ronzoni founded the scientific association VULCANO ESPLORAZIONI ( to promote and spread scientific knowledge and inspire the love and respect for Nature.

Marco C. Stoppato
Carnet De Voyage
(Official Website)


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IEPA, the International Environment Photographers Association
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