Emanuele Pagni (born 1980 in Florence, Italy) graduates from the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature at the University of Florence with a major in art, the art of photography and theatre. He is a film historian and critic and art historian; his final essay concerns cultural antropology and news inquiry.

From 2005 to 2007, he studies with Michael Margotta, actor and contributor to Jack Nicholson, honour member of the Actor’s Studio in New York and Los Angeles.

In 2007, Emanuele teaches at the Metropolitan University in London (UK) as an external expert in film industry technics and in arts education. His course “Intercultural Performance” is a module inside the “Performing Arts BA Programme” given by Professor G.Poesio.

Between 2007 and 2009, he organizes some personal exhibitions partly groomed by Ms. Francesca Roberti, director of the international art gallery “Tornabuoni Arte” (Florence, Italy).

Since 2009, he is the official photographer for CGIL Toscana & Italia (Italian General Confederation of Labour) and the CGIL National branch concerning news documentaries. Some of his best photos are featured on national press such as “La Nazione” and “L’Unità”. He is the author of the shots featured in two of the latest books by CGIL about the person of Bruno Trentin and the Italian unions with historical relevance.

In 2009-2010, he is assistant to the desk of Professor Luca Macchi at the L.A.B.A. (Free Fine Arts Academy, Florence, Italy) Art History course.

Together with the painter and graphic Lorenzo Bittini in 2007, he founds the Ianus Art project where the major task is to unite photography, painting and graphics in one sole art form by using several and innovative supporting materials.

In 2010, next to masters of the range of Mr Gildardo Gallo, a VOGUE photographer, and Mr Sandro Bini from Deaphoto”, he enlarges the perspective of his studies about the light editing and portraits.

Since 2010, he is a teacher of “Art of Photography” and “History of Art”.

Since 2011, he lives between Florence and Berlin, where he fits into the art of photography and in contact with the new artistic trends. In Berlin he works as a travel reporter and makes many wedding reportages for customers from different countries.

In Berlin in 2011, works as a partner and expert with the painter and friend, Wojtek Scherp, for the project “Im Mantel des Determinismus”, released in the galleries FzKke Euskirchen, Prisco Haus München and Museum Fluxus Potsdam.

Since 2012, he also works in Germany and Italy for private institutions of various kinds, including “The International Weinladen Muret la Barba”,”Hy!Berlin”, “Deutsche Akademie”.

Some of his shots have been chosen for Analogue Guides, the international guide about the most important cities in the world. In January 2013, at the Radialsystem Berlin, as a photojournalist for official HY!Berlin he has documented the International startup competition Winter Edition 2013 and later, he  worked as a photographer on the creation of commercials for the Mobile Social Game NOCK , Iphone application for a new generation.

In July 2013, he was nominated by Nikon as one of the best photographers of the month “I’m Nikon” and by Fotografolio Germany (website for professional photographers) – as a photographer of the month.

In October 2014, in the city of Calenzano, through the cultural association of the province and with the presentation of the mayor, Emanuele opened his solo exhibition “Engraved souls” and in March 2015 he opened in Berlin at the gallery “IGEL” another exhibition Sister Loneliness.

In the same year, he studied at and collaborated with The apartament” – the Berlin studio of the famous fashion photographer Magnus Reed.

In 2022 he receives an award as wedding photographer of the year from the renowned portal matrimonio.com.