Donna Carnahan - Professional Photographer, Italian Landscapes

Donna Carnahan

Donna Carnahan, international photographer from Houston, Texas, specializes in international landscape photography. Since 2015, gaining inspiration from her love of Renaissance art in Florence, Italy, she has traveled extensively throughout 10+ regions of Italy. She has a passion for travel to remote and little known places where she photographically captures hidden gems of nature. Having studied the Italian language, culture, art and history, she is able to explore and record digitally, the majestic beauty found in landscapes, seascapes, vineyards, cliffs, caves, and architecture in a way that has been described as having a romantic vibe, beautifully composed with a three dimensional effect, and cleverly created to exhibit.

Her work was recently featured in Forbes, an American magazine. irenelevine/2020/11/07/9-unique-ways-to-display-your-travel-photos/

Ms. Carnahan was selected as one of nine artists for LandEscape Art Review, Special Edition and interviewed for her body of work entitled “Mediterranean Summer.”

Collectors of La Donna Foto, include Mr. Giuseppe Risi, owner of Ferrari of Houston. Curated works can be found at Visual Arts Alliance exhibition online, Las Laguna Art Gallery online in California, and in person previously at The Silo’s Tenant exhibit and currently at Beviamo International wine import/ export in Houston. Ms. Carnahan has been commissioned for images on canvas and aluminum metal.

Selected by curator, Shana Nys Dambort, art critic for LA Weekly, for inclusion in the 37th Juried Visual Arts Alliance Exhibition November, 2020.

Selected by XIII Florence Biennale curatorial board for international exhibition at Fortezza da Basso in Florence, Italy from 23-31 October 2021. Ms. Carnahan was a Participating Artist.

Limited edition pieces are created uniquely on canvas, aluminum metal, and metallic fine art paper.

My Photography Collection

My collection represents majestic beauty recorded while on foot on the Amalfi coast. Bringing back my photos from the Old World reminds me of the renewal of my own mind and refreshment of my soul I experienced at the seaside and exploring the gardens of Villa Cimbrone.

Images of Italian summers can be good for the heart, soul, and mental health, as we all get through these times together. Surround yourself in the majestic beauty of Italy and feel the romantic vibes open your heart.

Make room for the art you love.
La Donna Foto Memberships:
  • Visual Arts Alliance
  • Houston Center for Photography
  • Italian Cultural and Community Center
  • Italy in America
  • International Connections of Houston
La Donna Foto Participations:
  • Artists Sunday – A nationwide shopping event, Sunday after Thanksgiving
  • Houston Arts Alliance Town Hall
  • Fotofest – FotoFest is an international non-profit photographic arts and education organization based in Houston, Texas.

We can schedule a time for and we can sip and stroll through Italy from the safety of your computer.

La Donna Foto specializes in breathtaking landscapes, seascapes, and rolling vineyards. Each print is a limited-edition created uniquely on:

  • canvas using archival inks
  • dye sublimation on 1/16” aluminum gage metal 
  • metallic fine art paper covered in acrylic with 1” standoff screws
  • fine art paper, matted and framed
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