The Press: Paparazzi on the Prowl

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Now and then, a paparazzo goes on to loftier things—Tazio Secchiaroli has his own agency, employs five photographers. But most are content to bay on the Via Veneto. Displaced Russian Kroscenko would not consider moving his base of operations. "I couldn't live anywhere else but here," he said. "I feel like a king. I make the Via Veneto, and it makes me."

-A name coined by Movie Director Federico Fellini for a freelance photographer in La Dolce Vita, his gamy study of Roman, cafe society. "Paparazzo," says Fellini, "suggests to me a buzzing insect, hovering, darting, stinging."

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