Alessio Romenzi

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2013, 1st prize stories, General News

2013, 1st prize stories, General News

2013, 1st prize stories, General News

2013, 1st prize stories, General News

Alessio Romenzi was born in Colle Sant’Angelo, a small village in the Italian Apennines, in 1974.

After working as a carpenter in a factory, he graduated in 2009 with a master’s degree in photojournalism from Istituto Superiore di Fotografia e Comunicazione Integrata in Rome. He then moved to the Middle East to begin his career as a photographer.

He later became one of the first photographers to be smuggled into Syria. His pictures have appeared in publications across the globe including the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Time magazine, Paris Match, Newsweek, El Mundo, The Guardian and The Telegraph.

He also regularly works with major international organizations’ media outlets, including Amnesty International, the U.N.’s FAO, UNICEF, UNESCO, International Committee of the Red Cross, Save the Children, Terres des Hommes and War Child International.

He is based in the Middle East and his work is represented by Corbis and Emblema.

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2013, General News, 1st prize stories
http://www.worldpressphoto.org/awards/2013/general-news/alessio-romenzi

An interview with Italian photographer Alessio Romenzi about his winning series documenting the ongoing conflict in Syria.

See all 2013 World Press Photo Contest winners: worldpressphoto.org/awards/2013