He learned the profession thanks to his father who was a photographer in Trento as early as 1854. He would later take over the atelier. In 1895, he went to a photography school in Vienna and in 1897, he attended a course on phototype in Nuremberg. A passionate Alpine climber, her preferred mountain photography which he reproduced in post cards with the phototype technique, introducing it to the Trentino region for the first time. He also successfully used painting techniques like carbon prints, gum bichromate, and bromoil. In the 1930s, after an abrupt interruption due to the war, he resumed his profession and, after meeting Marinetti, he found new inspiration for photomontage that likened his work to that of the futurists.