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Simone Tramonte was born in Rome in 1976 and after graduating in Economics he decided to devote his attention to photography. He is a freelance photographer that works and is mainly based in Italy.

He began photographic studies with particular attention to social and anthropological issues. Involved in documentary photography since the 2007, his work is focused to documenting contemporary issues and the profound cultural changes.

His projects have been published in international magazines such as Internazionale, National Geographic, Geo, Southeast Asia Globe, Indipendent, Sguardi, The Australian, The Guardian, The Telegraph, CameraRaw, TheTripMagazine.

This works has been exhibited at Fotoleggendo in Rome, at the Chiostro del Bramante in Rome, at the ArtBasel of Basel, at the Kolga Tbilisi Festival of Georgia.

He has been awarded numerous international prizes:

2017 

“The Revenge of Femininity” - Shortlisted "Reportage” category– KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO AWARDS

“Aralkum” - Shortlisted "Documentary” category– KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO AWARDS

2016

“White Gold” - 3th prize "Editorial-Environmental” category – IPOTY - International Photography of the Year

"White Gold" - 2nd prize "Editorial-Environmental" category - TIFA - Tokyo International Foto Awards

“Aralkum” - 3th prize “Science-Environment” category - TIFA - Tokyo International Foto Awards

“Newroz and the Kurdish peace” - 3th prize "Editorial-Political” category – TIFA - Tokyo International Foto Awards

"White Gold" - 1st prize "Editorial-Environmental" category - ND AWARDS - Neutral Density Photography Awards

"Su Carrasecare" - 2nd prize "Editorial-Other category - ND AWARDS - Neutral Density Photography Awards

“Aralkum” - Honorable Mention “Editorial-Environmental” category - IPA - International Photographic Awards

“Su Carrasecare” - Honorable Mention “Event-Culture” category - IPA - International Photographic Awards

“Waiting for Cuba” - Honorable Mention “People-Lifestyle” category - IPA - International Photographic Awards

“Aralkum”ShortlistedRPS - Royal Photography Society

“Waiting for Cuba”ShortlistedRPS - Royal Photography Society

“Aralkum” - Honorable Mention “Press-Environmental” category - PX3 - The Paris Photography Prize

“Su Carrasecare” - Honorable Mention “Press-Travel” category - PX3 - The Paris Photography Prize

“Waiting for Cuba” - Honorable Mention “Press-Political” category - PX3 - The Paris Photography Prize

“Aralkum” - 2nd prize "Science/Environment” category – MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards

“Waiting for Cuba”Honorable Mention “People-Culture” category – MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards

“Aralkum” - 2nd prize "Editorial-Environmental” category – IPOTY - International Photography of the Year

“Aralkum”Finalist - Athens Photo Festival

“Su Carrasecare” - ShortlistedKOLGA TBILISI PHOTO AWARDS

“Waiting for Cuba” - ShortlistedKOLGA TBILISI PHOTO AWARDS

“Children on a Bicycle” - 3rd prizeFIIPA (FIOF Awards)

2015

“Aralkum” - 2nd prize "Editorial-Environmental” category – IPOTY - - International Photography of the Year

“Newroz and the Kurdish peace” - Honorable Mention "Editorial-DailyLife” category – IPOTY - International Photography of the Year

“Su Carrasecare” - Honorable Mention "PhotoEssay” category – IPOTY - International Photography of the Year

Su Carrasecare” - Remarkable AwardSIPA - Siena International Photo Awards

“Newroz and the Kurdish peace” - 2nd prize "People-Culture” category – MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards

“Hemshin: The forgotten Armenians” - Honorable Mention “Editorial-General News” category – MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards

“Newroz and the Kurdish peace” - Honorable Mention “Editorial-General News” category – MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards

“White Gold” - Honorable Mention “Editorial-Environmental” category – MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards

“Su Carrasecare” - Honorable Mention “People-Culture” category – MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards

“Silent Light” - Honorable Mention “Editorial-PhotoEssay” category – MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards

“Newroz and the Kurdish peace” - Honorable Mention “Editorial-Political” category - IPA - International Photographic Awards

“White Gold” - Honorable Mention “Editorial-Environmental” category - IPA - International Photographic Awards

“Su Carrasecare”Finalist Lugano Photo Days

“Silent Light”Finalist - Athens Photo Festival

“White Gold”Finalist Rovinj PhotoDays

“White Gold” - 2nd prize "Press-Environmental” category – PX3 - The Paris Photography Prize

“Silent Light” - Honorable Mention “Press-FeatureStory” category - PX3 - The Paris Photography Prize

“Newroz and the Kurdish peace” - Honorable Mention “Press-GeneralNews” category - PX3 - The Paris Photography Prize

“Children on a Bicycle” - Honorable Mention “Press-Travel” category - PX3 - The Paris Photography Prize

2013

“Children on a Bicycle” - Finalist - Sony World Photography Awards

“Children on a Bicycle” - 1st prize - Geo Magazine

2011

“La città garbata” - 1st prize - UBS Art Collection

2010

“Palermo slum” - Finalist - Artèfoto – Festival Internazionale di Fotogiornalismo


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