photograph by Anna Evdokimova


Pio De Rose (b. 1987) is an Italian photographer currently based in Genoa. In 2011 he graduated in Photography and Visual Arts from the Libera Accademia di Belle Arti L.A.B.A. of Florence with the reportage Saints and Miracles. In 2012 he received his MA in Photojournalism from the University of Westminster with the project Aquaria, The Blue Glass Landscape.

Recent publications and collaborations include Vanity Fair Italy; Io Donna; la Repubblica; mare – Die Zeitschrift der Meere; Neighbor Magazine; Black+White Photography; Æ Another Escape; on landscape; Don’t Take Pictures; Historic Gardens Review; F-Stop Magazine; International PhotogrAphy Magazine; Adnkronos; WAZA Magazine; The Work Style Magazine; Clic.he Webmagazine; SciFondo; Mondo Sommerso – International Ocean Magazine; ASSAI; L’Universo (IGM); dAD – Department of Architecture and Design – University of Genoa; Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti of Genoa; Municipality of Ravenna; Ri-Vista. Research for Landscape Architecture and others.


MonoVisions Photography Awards 2023

3rd place | series | landscapes | Into a Forest’s Breath


MonoVisions Photography Awards 2022

honourable mention | series | street photography | Of Lights and Shadows


DongGang International Photo Festival 2022

selected artist | open call | Out of the Blue


Fine Art Photography Awards 2021

nominee | night photography | professionals | Out of the Blue


International Photography Grant 2019

2nd place | landscape | Out of the Blue


Camera Work 2018

2nd place | Dei Paesi


International Photography Grant 2017

nominee | nature | Parchi di Nervi


Black+White Photographer of the Year 2015

shortlisted | Off on a Crisis




The book La Divina Foresta Spessa e Viva is now available for purchase. Photographs by Pio De Rose; words by Ol’ga Sedakova, Pio De Rose and Giorgio Lazzari. In collaboration with the Municipality of Ravenna – Viva Dante 700.

price: 30,00 € + shipping cost | for orders and info:[at]

n.b. all texts are in Italian