Francesco Carbone was born in Rome in 1945. He has been a professional photographer since 1972 and worked as a freelance photoreporter until 1975. He then collaborated with the De Laurentis Movie Productions and began to be interested in the theatre sector. From 1976 he has been following the artistic performances of the Pina Bausch Wuppertaler Tanztheater, realizing several catalogues of the artist coreographies. The major italian magazines and newspapers have featured his images. He presently lives and works in Rome.