Marco Di Lauro is an Italian photojournalist based in Rome.
Di Lauro studied Italian literature and art history at the State University of Milan and then journalism at Boston University in Massachusetts. In 1995, he later returned to Italy to get a degree in photography from the European Institute of Design in Milan.
Di Lauro’s work has appeared in TIME, The New York Times Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Washington Post, Fortune, U.S. News and World Report, GQ, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Bloomberg Business Week, The Times (UK), The Guardian, The Independent, The Daily Mail, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, Der Spiegel, Stern, Die Zeit, Paris Match, Le Monde, Nouvel Observateur, L’express, Liberation, Internazionale, Corriere della Sera, Repubblica, Panorama, L’espresso, Elmundo and El Pais and on CNN. Also, Marco is regularly commissioned by organizations such as The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNICEF, AMREF and Save the Children.
Marco has won numerous awards including World Press Photo, Prix del la Photographic Paris, International Photography Award and several PDN awards.
Over the course of his career, Marco has reported on social issues and covered the some of the most harrowing conflict areas around the globe – Kosovo, India, Niger, Peru, Afghanistan, Gaza, Egypt, Kenya, Palestine, Israel, Iraq, Italy, Lebanon, Uganda, Chad, Sudan, Jordan, Bosnia, Spain and The West Bank. With every assignment Di Lauro strives to capture the sacred side of life and its deeper meaning.