Roberto D'Este was born in the center of Milan and studied at the European Institute of design before moving to New York In 1992.
Passionate about photography he began assisting Mario Testino with whom he worked with for the next four years.
Following this amazing experience, Roberto also assisted freelance photographers such as Annie Leibowitz, Ruven Afanador and Marc Hom to name a few.
In the spring of 2002, he moved to Los Angeles and started to shoot a large variety of celebrities for various assignments. Roberto was still shooting Fashion and advertising during that time.
When he is not shooting pictures Roberto enjoys swimming in the ocean, watching or playing soccer and spending time with his daughter.
He now lives between Los Angeles, New York and Milan.