Paolo Bona was born in 1970 and began work as a photojournalist in 1993 working primarily for the Milanese daily ‘Il Giorno’ and the Como weekly ‘L’esagono.’ In 1994 he began a 13-year freelance association with the ‘Omega Fotocronache’ agency specialising in sports photography.
With fellow photographers Matteo Paini and Pier Marco Tacca he founded the ‘VI°’ collective in 2007 before joining the ‘Marka’ agency in 2008 to launch and coordinate their news section.
As a frelanceer Paolo continues to regularly contribute images to the most important italian national newspapers and magazines.
– In 2009 he became a stringer photographer for Thomson Reuters.
– In 2011 he started to contribute sport images to the agency Italy Photo Press.
– In 2012 he joined the LUZphoto agency who is now representing his reportage.