Matteo Minnella was born in Palermo in 1982, he decided to move to Rome in 2006 to continue his studies, specializing in 2007 with a Master in Photojournalism. Then he begins to follow the major news national and international events. His work focuses on contemporary social, political and economic issues. He is permanently accredited at the headquarters of the Italian Parliament and Government and he has been a member of Order of Italian Journalists since 2009. He founded the Italian collective "OneShot Image" with another photojournalist in 2013 and focused on the political and social situation of Italy. His images have been published by major Italian and international newspapers and magazines (Internazionale, L'Espresso, Panorama, Vanity Fair, Sette, Io Donna, Der Spiegel, Bild, Le Monde, Le Figaro, The Economist, among others). He is based in Rome.