Photographer | Journalist | Editorial Curator
Born in Bologna, Matteo Brogi is a professional freelance photographer, writer, journalist, photography professor and editorial curator living in Florence, Italy. After studying Economics, he started his career as photo-assistant and specialized at the ICP of New York. Since 1995 he covers on assignment corporate reports and editorial jobs worldwide for Italian and foreign magazines. He mostly deals with portraiture, food & wine photography, travel reportage, lifestyle and outdoor sports. It 'a recognized expert in the field of sport weapons; in 2002 he published the book Tiro a Segno, armi e regolamenti per le specialità di pistola in 2012 Beretta. Le pistole, in 2014 Le pistole Glock and in 2015 Pistole semiautomatiche.He is member of Tau Visual, the Italian Association of Professional Photographers, and, since 1997, of Albo dei Giornalisti, the official register of Italian journalists. Matteo's teaching activity covers different fields connected to his professional experiences. Since 2010 he's been teaching various courses and workshops at FUA - Florence University of the Arts / DIVA: Food photography, Travel photography, Introduction to digital photography, Intermediate digital photography. Matteo writes on various magazines and is the Editor in Chief of L'A Magazine, a bimonthly art magazine published in Italy and China, Blending, a biannual magazine and a monthly newsletter published by Palazzi – Florence Association for International Education, L'Endurista, bi-monthly paper magazine on enduro motorcycling, and Editor in Chief of Il Cacciatore Moderno and Cacciare a Palla paper magazines on game hunting. He also offers consulting services in the journalism and publishing area. Matteo's artistic production mixes his classic and rigorous style with a creative post-production action. In 2009-2014 he worked on four art projects and had solo exhibitions in Italy (Grandi chef d'Italia - ritratti, On the verge, Portraits of readings, Historical business in Tuscany, Cultural Integration) and abroad (In Their shoes, Toronto - CAN).