Born in Genoa in the last century,, Roby was influenced by the photographic atmosphere in his family. At the age of twelve, he began to “play” with his father’s camera; the Closter Principess. Fascinated by black-and-white cinema, he was inspired by it for his photographs. With age his interest in photography also grows, after an in-depth period of study where he presented several exhibitions and won numerous photography competitions, he made his debut in the professional world.

In 1990, he opened his first photographic studio in Piedmont, where he worked in wedding photography and portraiture, without neglecting the constant search for new stimuli. In 1996, he found an interest in Equestrian Photography, until he worked on services in some of the most prestigious international equestrian competitions. In the following years, he taught photography courses at technical institutes in Italy and photographic clubs, and in 2005 he returned to Genoa where he currently works.