Erberto Zani is an Italian freelance photojournalist and photo books designer, actually based in Basel – Switzerland.

Since 1998 he worked as a photographer in advertisement sector.

Freelance since 2008, most of his reportage are focused on documentary-humanitarian themes.

Member of AIRF (2011 / until today), Italian Press-Photographers Association (,  he cooperates with REX Features Agency ( since 2015 – until today.

He works with companies, magazines and No Profit Organizations, for photographs and editorial projects.

Some of his awards:

2017 / Monochrome Photography Awards: 1st place, category “Photojournalism” for Rohingya’s exodus.

2016 / PX3 – Prix de la Photographie Paris: Gold medal in Professional Book Documentary with “Black World”.

2016 / TIFA – Tokyo Photography Awards: Bronze medal in Book Documentary category with “Black World”.

2014 / IPA – International Photography Awards / Lucie Awards: 2nd place, category “Book: Other_professional”.

2014 / PX3 – Prix de la Photographie Paris: Gold medal (Professional Press War) with the project “D.R.Congo: war for minerals”.

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