Daria Bonera was born in Milan. After graduating in Fashion Marketing from St Martins School in London, she started working for Contrasto Photo Agency in Milan. In 2004 she moved to Grazia Neri’s Photo Agency, where she represented several international agencies and photographers and she selected new photographers for the Agency.
In 2008 she went to New York to work as the agent of documentary photographer Donna Ferrato and representing Grazia Neri’s photographers all through the US, while collaborating with the major publications.
In 2009, she came back to Milano and founded her Agency, DB, where she represents a few selected documentary, fashion photographers, film directors and illustrators for fashion, advertising and corporate work.
She is a producer and photo consultant for editorial project and advertising campaigns in Italy and worldwide.
She taught at the workshop The Flying Course with Stanley Greene in Paris and at Love Venetian Style: an Intimate View with Donna Ferrato in Venice.
She has been invited as a portfolio reviewer at Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles, Cortona On The Move, Passion & Profession, Festival della letteratura di viaggio, PhotoPlus Expo in New York, Lugano Photo Days and as a member part of the Jury for the “Prix de la Photographie Paris” Px3, Czech Press Photo Contest, IPA International Photography Awards, Croatia Press Photo, Travel Photographer of the Year, International Color Awards, Prince Claus Awards and as a nominator for the Prix Pictet.
She teaches visual communication at John Kaverdash School of Photography in Milan.
Beside her own business, she is the photo editor consultant for Touring Magazine National Geographic Traveler Italy.