Paolo Vescia is an award-winning freelance photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His work has been published in the New York Times, Forbe, Smithsonian magazine, Stanford magazine, Saveur, Rolling Stone, Parade, San Francisco magazine, the International Herald Tribune, the San Francisco Chronicle,

His is an alumni of the Eddie Adams Workshop in Jefferson N.Y. and holds a B. A. in fine art from the University of California in Santa Cruz.