Roberto Nistri

An International Photography Awards Winner is a Roman graduated in Biological Sciences at the University "La Sapienza" of Rome with a thesis in marine biology of the abyssal Mediterranean Sea, who has transformed since more than fifteen years his passion for photography into a career. At the beginning as a " pure and hard " wildlife photographer, a lover of unspoiled landscapes and aquatic life, and underwater shooting. Then, extending his professional prospects to travel photography, reportage and portrait and As a professional photographer who worked with a large number of journals and periodicals, Italian and international, including "Heron", "Class", "L'Espresso", "My Aquarium", "National Geographic Italy" , "Traveller" , "Modern Woman", "The Friday of the Republic", and with many publishers, including De Vecchi , Locksmiths, Joints and Mondadori. Hundreds of his photos have been published around the world, on websites, magazines and books through the international agency "Alamy.com".  He has also collaborated with several Italian public entities, including the Lazio Region, the University of Rome "Tor Vergata", the Friuli Museum of Natural History and the Ministry of Environment.

Alongside the photographer has written and published a great number of articles on topic and not naturalistic, journals and periodicals, producing also the texts , as well as photos, volumes , translated into foreign languages , published by different publishers, including Edizioni Mondadori and Wild.

For years, he organizes courses in photography, film screenings and popular workshops, both in Italy and abroad. In his many travels he has focused on the documentation of ethnic groups and peoples who are threatened by progress and by particular political and social conditions, in recent years in Ethiopia, Kenya, India, North Ireland and Lebanon.

He has made the long-term photographic project "In the wild world of writers," for which he took with a "naturalistic " attitude a large number of portraits of the most famous Italian narrators and storytellers. The project became an exhibition that opened in November 2013 to Palaexpo of Rome. It is soon to be exhibited in other major Italian and European locations, and enclosed in a book published by Palombi Editori.

He is recently (December, 2013) the winner of  the award "Best Single Image in a Portfolio (Vanishing Cultures & Emerging) and of Portfolio (Monochromal) of "Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards 2013".

He has contributes in July 2014 at Royal Photographic Society, International Print Exhibition157, in London and in others four locations in the UK.

Third place, "Professional" People Life Style category in Moscow International Foto Awards’14 Competition.

 

Proiezioni, mostre e concorsi

  • Exhibition "Survivors of Modernity. Visions from Past Worlds"
    (June 18-22 2019 - MAC, Maja Contemporary Art)
  • Photographic slide show "Una vita normale. Libano e Palestina"
    (May 7 2019 - FNUR, Roma) 
  • Photographic slide show "Burkina Faso. La terra degli uomini integri"
    (5 marzo 2019 - FNUR, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show  "Wild Costa Rica"
    (June 26 2018 - FNUR, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show "Fotografia di viaggio. Africa e India"
    (May 11 2018 - Globus Hotel, Roma
  • Photographic slide show "Critters Hunter. Filippine sott'acqua"
    (March 27 2018 - FNUR, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show"Tribal India"
    (December 5 2017 - FNUR, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show "Balcani"
    (April 11 2017 - FNUR, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show "Sharm el-Sheikh Strike Again"
    (December 20 2016 - FNUR, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show  "Dalit. Kolkata, India"
    (October 18 2016 - FNUR, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show  "Fotografia di viaggio.Dal Mar Rosso all'India"
    (March 18 2016 - Globus Hotel, Roma)
  • Exhibition "Terre, acque e genti di Pontinia 
    Presso lo spazio Ex Torre Idrica del MAP (Museo Agro Pontino) di Pontinia (LT)
    (November 30 2015 - March 30 2016)
  • Photographic slide show "Sharm el-Sheikh All Inclusive"
    (November 10 2015 - FNUR, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show "Sopravvissuti alla modernità. Visioni da altri mondi"
    (September 3 2015. Chiesa de Armenis, Matera)
  • Exhibition "Sopravvissuti alla modernità. Visioni da altri mondi"
    (September 5 October 5 2015, Palazzo Lanfranchi, Matera)
  • Royal Photographic Society, International Print Exhibition157
    Collective exibition from May 19 to 12 June 2015
    Titanic Belfast  (Belfast Photo Festival)
  • Photographic slide show
    "Another Kenya" (May 9 2015 - Circolo Fotografico Anima Urbis, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show "Visioni da altri mondi. Dal Kenya al Kumbh Mela"
    (May 5 2015 - Associazione Culturale l'Altro Scatto, Roma)
  • Royal Photographic Society, International Print Exhibition157
    Collective exhibition from March 14 Marzo to May 10 2015
    Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford (GB).
  • Photographic slide show "Kumbh Mela. Ticket to Heaven"
    (February 5 2015 - Circolo Fotografico Anima Urbis, Roma)
  • Royal Photographic Society, International Print Exhibition157
    Collective exhibition from January 16 to February 15 2015

    Royal Albert Hall, London.
  • Photographic slide show "Kolkata, India. City of Joy"
    (November 25 2014- FNUR)
  • Royal Photographic Society, International Print Exhibition157
    Collective exhibition from September 6 to November 25 2014

    Banbury Museum & Art Gallery, Oxford.
  • Royal Photographic Society, International Print Exhibition157
    Collective exhibition from September 6 to November 8 2014

    Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales.
  • “Nel selvaggio mondo degli scrittori. I protagonisti della narrativa italiana fotografati nel loro habitat naturale”
    Exhibition, November 1-30 2014 
    Villa Contarini, Piazzola sul Brenta, Padova.
  • “Nel selvaggio mondo degli scrittori. I protagonisti della narrativa italiana fotografati nel loro habitat naturale”
    Exhibition, from September 12 to October 12 2014
    Spazi Espositivi della Provincia, Pordenone.
  • “Nel selvaggio mondo degli scrittori. I protagonisti della narrativa italiana fotografati nel loro habitat naturale”
    Exibition, from August 23 to September 9 2014
    Forte Marghera, Venezia.
  • Royal Photographic Society, International Print Exhibition157
    Collective exhibition from July 25 to August 28 2014
    Berkeley Gallery, Greenwich Heritage Centre, Londra.
  • Photographic slide show "Etiopia.Visioni"
    July 24 2014. MAP (Museo Agro Pontino), Pontinia (LT)
  • “Travel Photographer of the Year Award 2013”
    Collective exibition, from 11 July to August 17 2013 
    Royal Geographical Society, Exibitions Road, Londra.
  • Photographic slide show "Etiopia. Visioni" (July 14 2013 - Globus Hotel, Roma
  • December 2013. Winner in the category  Best Single Image in Portfolio / Vanishing & Emerging Culture
    Recommended by the category "Portfolio - Monochromal del “Travel Photographer of the Year Award 2013”
  • “Nel selvaggio mondo degli scrittori. I protagonisti della narrativa italiana fotografati nel loro habitat naturale”
    Exhibition, from November 8 to December 1 2013
    Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Spazio 'fontana', Roma.
  • "Sopravvivere alla modernità"
    Exhibition, from July 13 to September 30 2013
    MAP (Museo Agro Pontino), Pontinia (LT).
  • Photographic slide show  "Natura & Viaggi. Dall'Africa al Kumbh Mela"
    (July 14 2013 - Globus Hotel, Roma)
  • Photographic slide show  "Kumbh Mela. Ticket to Heaven"
    (11 luglio 2013 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "Bali Underwater Secrets"
    (May 21 2013 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "Another Kenya"
    (June 19 2012 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "Lebanon"
    (January 24 2012 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "Etiopia.Visioni"
    (November 24 2011 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "Bali. Il giardino degli eterni dei" con Claudia Candido
    (May 10 2011 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show  "Donegal, selvaggia terra d’Irlanda"
    (November 16 2010 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "A Capri? Una settimana nell'isola delle star" con Claudia Candido
    (October 26 2009 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show  "The Last Wave. La piena del Tevere a Roma"
    (May 12 2009 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "Costa ovest, l'altra Sardegna"
    (March 24 2009 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "C'è vita lungo il fiume"
    (May 5 2008 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "Capraia. Nel cuore selvaggio dell'Arcipelago Toscano"
    (October 29 2007 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "La Valle dell'Aniene. Wilderness di casa nostra"
    (June 13 2007 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "Lampedusa. Africa italiana"
    (October 10 2006 - FNUR)
  • Photographic slide show "In mezzo scorre il fiume. Il Tevere a Roma"
    (May 9 2006 - FNUR)

Serate tecniche:

"Inside the landscape. Nuove tendenze nella fotografia di paesaggio" (27 novembre 2012 - FNUR)
"Lampi di luce 2. Fotografare con il flash" (16 febbraio 2010 - FNUR)
"Lampi di luce. Fotografare con il flash" (28 aprile 2009 - FNUR)
"Night Vision. Fotografare di notte" (20 ottobre 2008 - FNUR)
"Alla scoperta del micromondo" (17 marzo 2008 - FNUR)
"Paesaggi. Fotografare spazi aperti" (4 febbraio 2008 - FNUR)
"Artificial Light. Fotografia in luce artificiale" (26 novembre 2007 - FNUR)
"Vetri. Tutti i segreti degli obiettivi" (22 ottobre 2007 - FNUR)
"Catch the Light. Cattura la luce" (27 giugno 2007 - FNUR)
"Only Digital" (27 febbraio 2007 - FNUR)
"Esplorare il micromondo" (12 dicembre 2006 - FNUR)
"Landscapes. Fotografare il paesaggio" (24 ottobre 2006 - FNUR)
"Pensare digitale" (28 febbraio 2006 - FNUR)
"Tecnica della fotografia in acquario" (22 febbraio, 29 marzo 2006- CIR, Centro Ittiologico Romano "Giancarlo Jocca")
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