Paolo Marchetti

Paolo Marchetti is a photojournalist, based in Italy.

In his photography he pays particular attention to political and anthropological issues. He has covered stories in Brazil, Central America, Cuba, Eastern Europe, India, the United States, Haiti, China, Central Africa, Colombia and Thailand. Paolo has worked for thirteen years in the cinematographic and commercial industry. 

His work has been published in Italian magazines such as L'Espresso, Internazionale, Vanity Fair and Marie Claire and also in international magazines and newspapers such as 6MOIS, Days Japan, Sunday Times, British Journal of Photojournalism, The Guardian, Geo, Der Spiegel, Newsweek, CNN, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Time and many others.

Marchetti has received several awards including the The International Photography Award, Grand Prix de Paris and he was short listed for the Luis Valtuena International Humanitarian Photography Award. He has also been awarded four time with the NPPA - Best of Photojournalism, four time with the PDN’s Award, the Sony WPO Award, the Getty Images Editorial Photography 2012, in 2013 he was finalist at the Leica Oskar Barnack Award and between the 2013 and 2014 he has been recognized with four awards at the POY - Picture of the Year, two of which in the prestigious category "Photographer of the Year". Other awards are the American Photography Annual Book, the ANI Pix-Palace 2013 in Perpignan, the Leica Photographer Award 2013, the SDN - Social Documentary Network, the Alexia Foundation Grant and the World Press Photo in "Nature" category.