BiographyBorn in Florence, Edoardo inherited his father’s passion for travel and for photography so much so it became his profession. Edoardo’s travels began at the age of 9 (he has travelled on more than 130 expeditions all over the world) and has allowed him to develop a special sensitivity in his mind and heart allowing him to grasp reality in all its beauty and depth.
His photography is reportage - whether it be a trip, a wedding or a backstage event. His meetings with important international photographers has allowed him to grow and learn to photograph in relation to his subject. The advice and teachings of Steve McCurry on the study of light were valuable lessons and left an indelible mark on his way to shoot photography. For the last several years, Edoardo’s photography has been undergoing a new change under the influence of new photographers such as Paolo Pellegrin and his ways of telling stories, Ackerman and Sobol for their perception of reality.
Edoardo is a member of important international associations: Wedding Photojournalistic Association, Artistic Guild WPJA. These associations are some of the most important associations that welcome American and British photographers after careful screening and only select the best international photographers that shoot wedding photography in reportage style. Edoardo is also founder and member of Best of Wedding Photography.
Edoardo has been invited as a speakers in reportage photography and wedding photography in numerous events, seminars and workshops in Italy, in Spain, in UK and in Brazil.
Over the past 10 years he has received numerous awards in wedding photography and travel reportage. Among the most important are: the first prize in the category People in the UK contest Black and White Spider, winner of the National Geographic Contest, first place in the Masters Cup Color American; first place in Photojournalism category at International Color Awards; silver medal in One Eyeland Photography contest and honorable mentions in the IPA (Lucie Awards) in the sections' feature essay 'and' wedding 'and the Royal Geographic Society in TPOY. Winner of SIPA Siena International Contest and one of the four Honarable Mentions in Human World - Photography competition.
In 2019 he joined the team of photographers of the National Geographic Expeditions.
How many years have you been taking photographs?30
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- Florence - the story behind the pictures during COVID-19
- Edoardo Agresti
- Tuscany, IT
- Photography Lectures