Stefania Talini is a professional photographer and professor of photography. Since 1980 her work has focused predominantly on the music and fashion industries. From 1985 to 2000 she was the official photographer for Florence’s Pitti Immagine. She has made record covers for companies such as RCA, EMI, Cramps, and Indies, has collaborated with RAI Italian television network and has worked on stage installations and video clips. Her photographs have been published in leading national and international magazines, her independent projects have been exhibited internationally and her work is included in several public and private photographic collections.
In 2003 Talini co-authored Foto Parlanti (Bonacci Ed.), a photographic collaboration with American students on Italian culture. Her personal research in photography concerns the uses of diverse techniques and supports in black & white, Polaroid and digital photography.
In addition to Syracuse University in Florence, Talini’s teaching experience has included courses and workshops for the American Institute for Foreign Studies, Blith & Co., Nasson College and several private schools in Florence. Her intense didactic activity concentrates primarily on the expressive and cultural contents of photography together with an accurate technical preparation.
Since 1989 Talini has been teaching photography at SU Florence, where she was also coordinator of the art department from 2006 to 2009.