The Mondadori Portfolio photographic agency is today’s cultural point of reference for the recounting and documentation of “Italian style”.


Through unpublished collections and images taken by leading exponents of Italian photographic journalism, Mondadori Portfolio offers a unique holding to explore the present and to document a history of Italian history, through the events, customs, fashion and performance arts of the country.
Moreover, the Mondadori Electa archive thanks to the agreement with the Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (Ministry for Cultural Affairs) offer thousands of images of Italian and European painting, unique perspectives of classical, modern and contemporary architecture, the great masterpieces of sculpture and principal archaeological sites. The photographic heritage of the prestigious agency is rounded off with a series of international collections that are perfect for developing excellent projects ranging from art to history, cinema to fashion, music to literature.

Iconographic research

A team of expert researchers can guide you through the archive and help in your searches to develop the entire iconographic project with you, from the identification of sources to the purchase of the images from external specialised institutions and archives.
This personalised consultancy service can help you also with regard to copyright and permissions, to make every project you produce unique and guaranteed in every way.

Special projects & Consultancy

Thanks to the skills of our team and the collections of Mondadori Portfolio, it will be possible to have interesting and original creative stimuli, enabling you to produce published works, commercial, advertising and broadcast media using unmistakable images.
Over the years, Mondadori Portfolio has realised a wide range of projects, from the planning of museums and thematic exhibitions to the production of videos and creativity, plus the publishing of catalogues and consultancy concerning advertising and publishing restyling.
Since 2013, it has been a partner of Canon in the holding of the Power to Your Next Step Award, a photographic competition, and of numerous other initiatives linked to the world of advertising.
In 2015 Mondadori Portfolio became Cracking Art Group visual partner and developed special projects for The Carlyle Group

Photo assignment & studios

Mondadori Portfolio offers an exclusive photo assignment service making it possible to create ad-hoc photographic campaigns with the best professionals in the sector. Our team will follow you in every phase of the development of these photographic services, from the selection of the photographer to the location, selection of models and of stylist and make-up and wig artist, on to post-production. So that you can produce your visual project exactly where and how you like.

Mondadori Portfolio also offers you the possibility of using the recently refurbished studios at Cernusco sul Naviglio. These offer a point of reference for all operators in the sector thanks to the numerous and spacious spaces, the variety of photographic and set equipment, the latest technological features, qualified staff and competitive costs.

  • 14 studios of which 4 rooms with “limbo” backgrounds
  • 2 large daylight studios (approximately 350 m2)
  • 7 rooms for still life
  • outdoor garden (2,000 m2)
  • technical equipment available on-site (lights, backdrops, tripods, digital equipment and digital camera backs, two view cameras)
  • relaxation area, space for catering and casting
  • on-site parking

For further information and personalised estimates, contact our sales department via e-mail or telephone +39 02 75423613.