Born in Vercelli (Italy) in 1979. He studied Photography and Visual Communication at CFP Bauer School in Milano.
In London, he was assisting famous photographers such as David Sims, Mert, and Marcus at Big Sky. He worked as a photographer in Milano, New York, London, Bangkok, Oslo, and Amsterdam and was published in international fashion magazines such as Vogue Italia, Marieclaire, D di Repubblica, Style, Corriere Della Sera, ELLE India, Maxim, Anglomania or All Access Magazine among the other and shooting celebrities such as Sienna Miller, Elio Fiorucci, Grace Jones, Naomi Campbell, Giorgio Armani, Vivienne Westwood. He is very close to H.H. the Dalai Lama as his official Italian photographer.
During official Dalai Lama exibithion in Livorno, Italy – june 2014 for Dalai 80′ aniversary he worked on a special project published on italian Marie Claire – Kalachacra in Ladak.
His commitment to benefit causes is really strong as he was part of alice project and human power. The human power project has been shown at biennale Venezia 2015 , Photissima and at Focus photography festival in Mumbai , march 2015. One of his last work was realized between India and Africa with a very unique reportage of a Masai village.
His continuous interest in the potential of photography as a medium of artistic expression inspired him to work in fashion photography as well as portrait and landscape, exploring the many aspects of our modern society.
While travelling countries such as India, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam the Emirates, Africa, the US or Brazil and Japan, he make continously developed his photographic style.
Now based between Milan, London and New York, Paolo Regis has worked for clients like Philips, BRW & Red Bull and high profile fashion clients such as Dsquared, Preview, Diesel, Melting Pot, Guess, Anteprima, Vivienne Westwood, Maison Olivia.