Emanuele Amighetti is a freelance documentary photographer and photojournalist born and raised between Como and Venice, Italy. His work focuses on social issues and the aftermath of war. 

His works have been published on WIRED, VICE, POLITICO Europe, Open Society Foundations, PDN, Huck Magazine, Lenscratch, Panorama, L'Espresso, Pagina 99, Creators Italia, Objects, The Towner, OpenMigration, Ejo/European Journalism Observatory and Lettera 43 among the others. 

He was recipient of various awards including PDN Photo Annual, PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Head on Photo Festival Awards, Lenscratch Student Prize and Belfast Photo Festival.

His photographs have been exhibited in galleries and festivals in Italy, Greece, France, Australia, Bulgaria and the UK.

He is one of the artists exhibiting at this year's edition of Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles (FR) and Phodar Biennial (BG). He is one of the selected photographers to attend the Eddie Adams Workshop in October 2017.


The Eddie Adams Workshop, Selected, Jeffersonville (USA), 2017

PDN Photo Annual 2017, Winner, New York (USA), 2017

PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Winner, Paris (FR), 2017

Head On Photo Festival Awards, Finalist, Sydney (AUS), 2017

The Royal Photographic Society IPE 160, Shortlisted, Bath (UK), 2017

Belfast Photo Festival, Shortlisted, Belfast (N-IRL), 2017

Lucie Foundation Photo Taken Scholarship, Shortlisted, Los Angeles (USA), 2017

Lenscratch Student Prize, Honorable Mention, New York (USA), 2017

IPA International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention, Los Angeles (USA), 2017

Moscow International Foto Awards - MIFA, Honorable Mention, Moscow (RU), 2017

Global Campus Visual Contest, Special Mention, Venice (ITA), 2017

The Society for News Design (SDN), Award of Excellence, Orlando (USA), 2017


BYOPaper!, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles (FR), 2017 (ongoing)

Phodar Biennal, Art Gallery Ilia Beshkov, Pleven (BG), 2017 (forthcoming)

“A Surreal Vision”, Millepiani Art Gallery, Rome (IT), 2017

The Halo Trust Exhibition, National War Museum, Edinburgh (UK), 2017

Head On Photo Festival, NSW Parliament House, Sydney (AUS), 2017

Reclaim Photo Festival, Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton (UK), 2017

Monochrome Exhibition, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens (GR), 2017

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