Giancarlo Cerri approached photography in the early eighties. He prefers the b&w technique and especially the photo reportage with which he has participated in numerous national and international photographic competitions, earning awards.
Some of his images have been published in important magazines and books specialized in photography and he set personal and group exhibitions in several Italian cities. He worked on three research books about the traditions and rural civilization of Lucca area.
He won several awards such as the Clubs’ FIAP WORLD CUP in Drienbergen, Holland in 1993 with his work “People of the Garfagnana".