Photographer Dorothy Hong has always been part of the family here, so watching her go from FADER intern to FADER photo coordinator to full blown PDN recognized photo starlet always makes us feel all warm and fuzzy. Introductions, her first ever solo show, opens at the Vision Quest Contemporary Photography Gallery in Genova, Italy this week. As Dorothy tells it, the exhibit touches on introductions on all levels—first meetings from viewer to subject, subject to documenter, documenter to viewer. All the images are of people she's met for the first time (some of which have been printed in the pages of this very magazine), and the art world is also an awesome new playing field for her too. The exhibit, which runs through August 1, marks the one year anniversary of an Italian group show that Dorothy took part in last summer. Obviously, the Italians are just as smitten with her as we are. See a few more images from the show after the jump.