Biography

Luca Brogi Photographer

PROFILE

Dedicated and energetic Photographer with experience in custom and specialized photography. Competent at capturing high quality images and organizing materials for photoshoots while displaying confidence and professionalism at all times. Conversant with different types of photography including fashion, commercial, industrial, and videography. Well-versed with advanced photography equipment and tools. Managed work sites in terms of equipment set up and other logistics.

OBJECTIVE

He gained a good deal of experience in photography and relative fields, during her career. His target is working with a team, doing a good job with love for detail and focusing on design product, in a dynamic cool company.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Responsible for production of monthly 20+ page sales catalogs, providing copy, editing, proofreading, and art direction, for important private company with 60 employees.
Liaised and maintained strong relationships with executive staff in editorial, interactive, and marketing departments for catalogs quality assurance.
Advertising placement and coordination of print advertising, and outdoor advertising.
Collaborate daily in one-on-one discussions with Account Managers, Copywriters, Editors, Creative Directors, To prioritize, problem solve and update project status.
Managed resource allocation to ensure quality expectations of the final deliverable.
Managed the creation and production advertising materials ranging from flyers to full line catalogs and trade show material.

SKILLS & SOFTWARE

Highly professional experience in photography and related field.
Knowledge of photographic techniques such as lighting & composition.
Experience in Product – E-commerce photography and in a Studio environment.
Photography, Graphic Design, Video Editor. Ability in using Canon EOS Utility, Photoshop, Premiere, Openoffice, Scribus, Digital Photo Professional 4, Acrobat. Platform Windows.

SCHOOL EDUCATION

Technical Institute “G. Galilei”, Viareggio
“DAMS” University studies, Bologna
“Modern school of Photography”, Sydney

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

1987-1994 Hotel Eden, Lucca – (Worked for to pay my studies in photography) Assignment: Housekeeping Manager, Chef de Parties, Front Desk Clerk, Hotel Management, Kitchen Hand, Reservations Team.
1991-1994 Cafe Garibaldi, Lucca – (Worked for to pay my studies in photography) Assignment: Bar management.

BIOGRAPHY

Luca Brogi is a photographic artist based in Italy. He is always passionate for photography, like a job and researching aesthetic communication too, during his travels he found inspiration for his research about the relationship between the society and how that is interpreted, through 1980 to today.

He started to photographing using developing and printing black and white films making all photographic developments mixing the basic chemical elements, getting experience with every type of camera 35mm, medium format and optical bench. Afterwards he moved into digital processes, now at the center of his practice, without using post-processing in the most of the time, except in special cases. His research is concentrated in the relationship between perception and reality, between illusion and truth, shooting materials and surfaces revealing details of a distorted reality. He photographs people and places capturing its social interactions.

Luca Brogi started taking pictures when he was young, he was been travelling in many countries of the world (Sydney, New York, Athens, Eastern countries, North Africa, London, Barcelona), but especially in his native country, the Italy.

Working in photography, with the study and research, he gained experience as an experimental photographer, in a wide range of styles and services: commercial photography, still-life, advertising and fashion photography, reportage and street-photography.

Born in 1967 in a town in the province of Lucca, by a peasant family. Growned by three important figures in his life, his mother, his grandmother and his sister, with whom he shared the period of adolescence full of changes. Luca Brogi has radicalized a strong desire to record and document, as a sort of obsessive inner search. At the age of 8-9 he practiced with a small ZIMMERMANN camera. In 1979 with his first 35mm COSINA CT-1 camera he recorded family moments on vacation and in home life.

In 1992 he went to the “DAMS”, University of Bologna in the field of artistic disciplines, in a period in which the city thrilled with changes and political agitation. A city where he found the first professional assignments as a stage photographer with the academic professor “Giuseppe Liotta”, an important figure in the Italian Theatre. He also knew Luciano Nanni, professor on discipline of aesthetics, and Italo Zannier “History of Photography”, that left an indelible mark in the Luca Brogi’s vision of the photographic art.

In 1995 he moved to Milan where he acquired highly professional experience in the field of fashion and design photography, working with internationally famous photographers, like: Andrea Marchionni, Malena Mazza, Douglas Ordway and Sofia Riva, and in highly specialized photographic studio such as the “Superstudio1” of Fabrizio Ferri.

In this period, as well as having improved his skills in lighting advertising and fashion photography, he made his first professional works collaborating with “Luigi Grasso” Project Manager Milan, “Goigest” Milan, “Sony Music” Milan. From Milan to Tuscany always travelling for maintain professional and artistic collaborations with: “Benvenuto Saba”, “Brigitte Nielsen”, “Costume National”, “Zeno Sorini”, “Gabrio Staff”, “Montani” Designer, “Giorgio White” Stylist.

Recently he has worked as a responsible photographer in projects for some important Italian companies such as: “Valori Magazine”, “Family”, “Slim spa”, and abroad: “Marco Mannozzi Make Up”. His works have appeared in several publications, both nationally and internationally, such as “GQ Italia”, “Domus”, “Estetica”, “Mucchio Selvaggio”, “Rockerilla”, “Cinema Sessanta”, “Orologi & Market”, ” Il Mare e la Marina “,” Valori Magazine “……

In addition to photography, his experience ranges from video to strategic communication and marketing planning with print production.

Now he devotes himself to a search for visual communication, using various types of languages and expressive forms of contemporaneity, projects designed to narrate the situation in real time. The use of various materials and the use of structures for making installations is the artist’s current commitment.

EXHIBITIONS

Luca Brogi Interlacement
June 1996, Hegestraße, Potsdam, Germany


August 1998, Wardour Street, Soho, London


September 2000, “Colour”, Bastioni di Porta Nuova, Milan


February 2004, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain


January 2016, Lucca, Italy


May 2016, “Retrospettiva”, “Foro Boario” Lucca, Italy


May 2017, Puerto del Rosario, Las Palmas, Spain


July 2017, Lucca, Italy


September 2017, Lucca, Italy


May 2018, Puerto del Rosario, Las Palmas, Spain


August 2018, Lucca, Italy


February 2019, Lucca, italy


March 2019, Lucca, Italy


April 2019, “Villa Borbone”, Viareggio, Lucca, Italy


May 2019, “Millennium”, Lucca, Italy


July 2019, Arles, France


August 2019, Tirana, Albania

EXPERIENCES AND PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATIONS

“Luigi Grasso” Project Manager, “Goigest”, “Sony Music”, “Benvenuto Saba”, “Brigitte Nielsen”, “Costume National”, “Zeno Sorini”, “Giorgio White”, “Andrea Marchionni”, “Malena Mazza”, “Douglas Ordway”, “Sofia Riva”, “Intel”, “Marco Mannozzi”, “Modena City Ramble”, “Murphy & Nye”, “O’ Next”, “Davide Montani”, “Fashion”, “Ciuste”, “Guido di Riccio”, “Mirco Tomei”, “Claudia Ciuti”, “Beta”, “Gabrio Staff ” (Wella), “Gemini Communications Editoriale”, “Claudio Sanfilippo” (Mama Records), “Giorgio Gaber”, “Soluzioni chimiche” (Sony Music), “Un monde de la sculpture international”, “Palatrussardi”, “Wella”, “Saul” di Giuseppe Liotta, “Angelica infuriata” di P. Paoletti, “Versilfungo”, “Baciami Versilia”, “Campionato Italiano Fuoristrada Trial”, “Ferrari Club”, “Campionato italiano stagionale Nautica”, “Twiga beach”, “Fpyacht”, “Gardenia” , “Palaghiaccio”, “Subbuteo”, “Zeugo”, “Visionlight”, “Douglas”, “Argus”, “Externa”, “Marine Store”, “Pastificio 00”, “Prenatal”, “Tecnomar”, “Attpagany”, “MMT500”, “SLIM SPA”, “Family”, “GQ Italia”.

MEDIA APPEARANCES

“Domus”, “Estetica”, “Mucchio Selvaggio”, “Rockerilla”, “La Tribuna”, “Poesia Teatro Drammaturgia”, “I quaderni del Battello Ebbro”, “Cinema Sessanta”, “Il Mare e la Marina”, “Orologi & Market“, “Valori Magazine”, “La Nazione”, “Break”, “New Light”, “Contemporary man”, “Hair styling”, “Street life”, “Grey” “GQ Italia”.

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Facebook Image by @Luca Brogi Fotografo https://www.facebook.com/lucabrogiphotographer/
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Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA

PUBLICATIONS