He was born in Sondrio in 1944. He enrolled at the Umanitaria in Milan (today Bauer) and collaborated as an assistant for various professional photographers. He then worked as a freelancer with the Italian headquarters of the Transworld agency. He takes photos of furnishings and still lifes for ad catalogues, tourism reportages for important tour operators both in Italy and abroad, and art illustrations for Rizzoli. In the 1980s, he began with panorama photography using 70 mm film while creating virtual digital tours.