Famous Italian Photographers

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 1 Gina Lollobrigida

Gina Lollobrigida
Famous As: Actress, Photojournalist
Birthdate: July 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Subiaco, Italy

Gina Lollobrigida is an Italian actress and photojournalist counted amongst the highest-profile European actresses of the 1950s and 1960s. Considered a  sex symbol in her youth, she had a successful career both in the film and TV industries. She later built a second career as a photojournalist. She is a recipient of the NIAF Lifetime Achievement Award.  

 2 Tao Ruspoli

Tao Ruspoli
Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: November 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Italian-American director Prince Tao Ruspoli is the son of Prince Alessandro Ruspoli and actor Debra Berger. Best known for the documentaries Being in the World and Flamenco: A Personal Journey, he has also founded LAFCO and the Bombay Beach Biennale. He is a skilled flamenco guitar player and photographer, too.

 3 Tina Modotti

Tina Modotti
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: August 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Udine, Italy
Died: January 5, 1942

Italian-American photographer Tina Modotti was the daughter of migrant laborers in Austria. She later worked in a textile factory in Italy, before moving to the U.S., where she acted in Italian theater. Initially excelling in still lifes and portraits, she later gained fame for her signature close-ups of Mexican workers.

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 4 Floria Sigismondi

Floria Sigismondi
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Pescara, Italy

 5 Felice Beato

Felice Beato
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: 1832 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: January 29, 1909

Felice Beato was an Italian-British photographer whose work focused on capturing events, people, and countries that were unfamiliar to most people in North America and Europe. Beato is credited with capturing important events like the Second Opium War and the Indian Rebellion of 1857. One of the earliest war photographers, Felice Beato influenced other photographers in places like Japan.

 6 Domiziana Giordano

Domiziana Giordano
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: September 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Lazio, Italy

 7 Carlo Dolci

Carlo Dolci
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 25, 1616
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: January 17, 1686
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 8 Marina Cicogna

Marina Cicogna
Famous As: Producer, Photographer
Birthdate: May 29, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

 9 Medardo Rosso

Medardo Rosso
Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: June 21, 1858
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: March 31, 1928

Medardo Rosso was an Italian sculptor and a popular exponent of post-impressionism. Like many sculptors of his generation, Medardo Rosso had a studio in Paris, where he displayed his works and sold his sculptures to major collectors and museums. His works were also exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York in 1963.

 10 Augusto De Luca

Augusto De Luca
Famous As: Italian photographer
Birthdate: July 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Naples, Italy