Born in Italy in 1983, Martina Albertazzi started her career at the University of Rome, where in 2010 she earned a Master's Degree in Journalism. After a few years working as a freelance reporter she specialized in Photojournalism.  

In 2015, she completed the VII Masterclass in Milan, a seven-month mentorship for emerging documentary photographers. With guidance from members of the VII photo agency, she worked on her current long-term project, In the Shadow of the Vatican, about the religious practices of recent immigrants to Rome.

She's currently based in San Francisco, working on personal projects and available for assignments.