Raffaele Petralla is a documentary photographer who graduated from the Scuola Romana di Fotografia in 2007. His personal works and assignments have been published on the main media worldwide including: New York Times, National Geographic U.S.A., Geo,Internazionale, L’Espresso, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, D la Repubblica, Days Japan, Terra Mater, De Morgen, VICE to name a few. In recent years Petralla has received many awards and nominees including: PDN storytellers, Burn Emerging Fund, Premio Fotografia Etica, Moscow Photo Awards, Organ Vida, SIPA, Lugano Photo Days, Verzasca, Fotoleggendo, Premio Voglino, Prix ANI, Intarget Photolux, Kolga Tblisi and Portfolio Italia 2019. Since 2015 he has been a member of the Prospekt Photographers agency. He teaches at the Centro Romano di Fotografia and Cinema in Rome and Spaziotempo School of Photography in Bari.