Antonio Politano is a photographer and journalist. As a freelance he contributes with his reportages to several magazines and newspapers, in particular La Repubblica and National Geographic Italy. Fond of geography and travel literature, after graduating in Political Sciences, he started writing about Africa and travelling beyond Europe, being particularly attracted by far away destinations. He then travelled through all the continents and lived three years in Western Africa working for the United Nations. But preferring the freelance freedom to the international officer career, eventually he went back to writing and photographing. He has travelled to various parts of the world (among which India, South America, Antarctica, South Pacific, Australia, Eastern Mediterranean) in order to deepen some journalistic and photographic subjects. He is the author of several publications, including The Colours of the Light and the Travel Diary, of the handbook Travel Photography and some TV documentaries (for Rai and other networks). He is the editor of Sguardi, a photography and travel online magazine. He has won several awards, including the Fujifilm European Press Photo Award. He has exhibited in group and personal exhibitions in Italy and abroad, and curated exhibitions of various photographers. He created and directs the Master in Communication and Travel Culture and teaches in workshops on photography and travel writing. He is the curator of the programme of the Festival of Travel Writing. He has a blog - PhotoTravelling – within the website of the National Geographic Italy. He lives in Rome
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