Niccoloâ€™ Celesti love and passion for taking photographs started in 1998 when he traveled to south Italy to shoot some old fishermanâ€™s in a little sea-side village. Then he started assisting fashion photographer Roberto Quagli who gave him the opportunity to work for internationals brands such as Salvatore Ferragamo and others.
In the following years Niccoloâ€™ moved in to the Army, become a naval photographer and he worked for Andrea Faggi studios in Florence and in 2001 he travels to Africa and later to Yugoslavia and across Europe in order to develop and explore his reportage techniques.
In 2004 he moved to London as a free-lance photographer and enrolled at the London College of Communication to study photography. Furthermore he created two exhibitions of photos he took whilst traveling across Europe as well as images from his latest reportage in Tanzania in 2005. For the past couple of years Niccoloâ€™ worked in London fashion scene, music, portraits and has been part of many artistic projects and exhibitions.
He started collaborating for Metropoli newspaper and started working as a freelance photojournalist.
After a trip to India in 2007 for a personal project and spending several months in Colombia helped to produce various reportage’s including a project on the guerrilla cocaine production and worked in the capital Bogota for top designer Lina Cantillo, Elia Abuchaibe, Tina Neumann.
Niccolo’ is represented from photo agency Iber-press.com and he is now based in Italy in Florence and available for assignments world-wide.
Hi s work has recently been featured in “la Repubblica” and other newspapers for a reportage about Afghan immigrants in south Italy. His work his available at www.niccolocelesti.com