I was born in Rome, Italy and raised in Melbourne, Australia by professional artists which led me down the path of a creative career. I fell in love with photography when I was about 9 yrs old. At the time, my father was publishing fashion magazines and I would spend a lot of my school holidays in the photography studio.
I began my professional career around 2003 and at that stage I wanted to be a commercial advertising photographer where I focused primarily on still-life studio work. This is where I developed a passion for light, which slowly became my concern no matter what I was shooting.
Eventually I became tired of photographing only inanimate objects and began to realise that I had a love for working with people, so I shifted my focus to fashion, beauty and portraiture where I have since shot for many of Australia's leading brands and advertising agencies and somehow managed to maintain a dedicated part of my time to developing my personal artwork.
I am influenced greatly by many different artists and photographers, from the great masters of the Renaissance to the legends of photography during the 20th century such as Paolo Roversi, David Bailey, Herb Ritts, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Ansell Adams and to a certain extent Duffy. I also love Federico Fellini's cinematographic consideration for light and composition which I strive to accomplish as well in my work.
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15 Aberdeen Road, Prahran VIC 3181 Australia