Graduated in Biological Sciences. Wildlife photographer, he extended his professional prospects to travel photography, reportage and portraits. Hi worked with a large number of magazines and periodicals, italian and international, including "L'Espresso", "National Geographic ", "Traveller" and with many publishers, including Giunti and Mondadori.
He has written and published a great number of articles on magazines and periodicals, producing also the texts, as well as photos, volumes , translated into foreign languages , by different publishers, including Mondadori and Wild Editions.
For years, he organizes courses in photography, exhibitions and popular workshops, both in Italy and abroad. In his many travels he has focused on the documentation of ethnic groups and peoples who are threatened by progress and by particular political and social conditions, in recent years in Ethiopia, Kenya, India, Balcan, North Ireland and Lebanon.
He has made the long-term photographic project "In the Wild World of Writers," for which he took with a "naturalistic " attitude a large number of portraits of the most famous Italian narrators and storytellers.
He is (December, 2013) the winner of the award "Best Single Image in a Portfolio (Vanishing Cultures & Emerging) and of Portfolio (Monochromal) of "Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards 2013".
He has contributes in July 2014 at Royal Photographic Society, International Print Exhibition157, in London and in others four locations in the UK.
Third place, "Professional" People Life Style category in Moscow International Foto Awards’14 Competition.
Roberto Nistri lavora come fotografo, naturalista, di viaggio, di reportage e ritrattista. Ha collaborato con un gran numero di riviste e periodici, italiani ed esteri, fra cui “L’Espresso” e “National Geographic Italia”, e con numerose case editrici italiana ed estere. Da anni organizza mostre, corsi di fotografia e workshop di successo, sia in Italia sia all’estero.
2014 - International Print Exhibition157, 2014 - Moscow International Foto Awards’14 Competition., 2013 - Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards 2013
Morgue dalit worker.
) Dalit young worker at Kolkata (West Bengal, India) SSKM Hospital Morgue. In the largest and most important city hospital, the morgue management is totally entrusted to Dalit workers. To them is delegated all the work involving the manipulation of materials considered by the Hindu religion "impure", such as corpse or parts of bodies.
Dalit woman at work. Kolkata, India.
The garbage collection, considered a highly impure work by Hindus, it is almost entirely carried out by Dalits. Some are hired by the city administration. Others collect and sort the garbage in the street independently, reselling reusable materials to wholesalers.