Marco Guadagnini was born and raised in Rome.

He started assisting his uncle Fabio Chizzola in New York at the age of 16, after seeing how beautiful this job was, he decided to attend a photography school in Rome.

He spent every summer, during his school years, in New York City assisting his uncle.

After he graduated in science he moved to Milan at the age of 19, where he studied photography at the Italian Institute of Photography, while working as a studio assistant in Condè Nast Studios.

In 2012, he decided to move to London, where he worked as a freelance assistant at Spring Studios. 

In 2013 he met Maurizio Bavutti and worked with him for 6 years between London and New York.

Marco is now based between Rome and Milan, working on his own projects as a photographer.