Stefano Carotenuto (b. 1984, Napoli, Italy), Cter at National Research Council of Italy, is an internationally exhibited amateur street photographer focused on documenting life by taking photos of candid public unique instants. 
His work has been published in paper/digital magazines and newspapers such as Corriere Della Sera Style Magazine, Il Mattino di Napoli, Eyeshot Magazine
He's been a finalist in numerous international competitions and won the Bangkok Street Photography Festival and the Street Contest Trofeo Città di Follonica in 2020.
Selected awards
2021, 2020 | Finalist. Italian Street Photo Festival
2021, 2020 | Selected, Finalist. Urban Photo Awards
2020 | Finalist. Street Photo Istanbul
2020, 2019 | Finalist. Miami Street Photography Festival
2020 | Finalist. Fujifilm Moment Street Photo Awards
2020, 2018 | Finalist. London Street Photography Festival
2020 | 1st place. Street Contest Trofeo Città di Follonica
2020 | 1st place. Bangkok Street Photography Festival
2019 | Finalist. Street Photography Italy Exhibition Florence
2019 | Finalist. Aussie Street Photography Festival
2018 | Finalist. Life Framer Open Call judged by Martin Parr
2018 | Finalist. StreetFoto San Francisco
Group exhibitions 
2021 | Częstochowa, Centre of Culture Promotion "Gaude Mater". February 1-26
2020 | Follonica, Pinacoteca Civica. June 20 - August 30
2020 | Turin, #artfromthebalcony. March 31
2020 | Bangkok, Kathmandu Photo Gallery. February 25-29
2019 | HistoryMiami Museum during Art Basel Week. December 5-8
2019 | Milan, Officine Fotografiche. October 17 - November 15
2019 | Florence, ZAP Zona Aromatica Protetta. October 19-20
2019 | London, Bermondsey Project Space. September 24-28
2019 | Sydney, Comber Street Studios. September 20-22
2019 | Napoli, Paleontology Museum. May 2 – June 8
2018 | London, Stour Space. August 3-5
2018 | San Francisco, Harvey Milk Photo Center. June 4-10
2018 | Bari, Castello Svevo. May 11-21
Publications - Press - Featured
2021 | The Independent Photographer Editors’ picks
2020 | Street Photography Magazine (Issue 100)
2020 | Photo live reviewed (video) by Meryl Meisler, Jeff Mermelstein and Eli Reed
2020 | “Trofeo Città di Follonica” Catalog (p.43)
2020 | Photographer on Street Photographers Foundation
2020 | Photographer on Street Sweeper Magazine
2019 | Street Photography Magazine (Issue 86)
2019 | Vita da salmoni – Il Mattino – December 9 (p. 24)
2019 | Photographer on Eyeshot Magazine
2019 | Photographer on Life Framer Collection
2019 | Something Beyond our Perception. Life Framer Editors’ Pic
2018 | Portfolio on LensCulture
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