Federica Valabrega

Federica was born in Rome, Italy in 1983, but spent most of her adult life between Boulder, Co., Washington, D.C. and since 2010 Brooklyn, New York.  In 2008, Federica received a Master Degree in Journalism and documentary production at American University in Washington, D.C. and started documenting the historic Presidential race and inauguration in the streets of D.C. Since 2010, Federica has been a freelance news photographer based in New York City, but sharing her time also between Rome, Italy and Jerusalem, Israel. Her photos have appeared in The New York Times, TIME Magazine, ELLE Magazine, Haaretz, Biber Magazine, and on a number of Italian newspapers such as: La Repubblica, Il Corriere della Sera, La Gazzetta dello Sport, La Stampa, Il Secolo XIX, Panorama and L’Espresso. In 2013, Federica published Daughters of the King, her first book. When she is not shooting on assignment, or at her desk editing pictures, she can be found teaching Yoga classes in Brooklyn, training for the next marathon or on the road planning the next story.