Gabriele Galimberti was born in Arezzo, Italy, in 1977. He studied photography at Fondazione Studio Marangoni in Florence from 2000 to 2003. He then ran a professional photography laboratory and a photo gallery in Florence. In 2002, Gabriele was one of the winning participants in a competition called "Giovane Fotografia in Italia," which selected ten upcoming Italian photographers. His photos have appeared in international magazines, including Newsweek, Le Monde, Geo, D - La Repubblica, Io Donna, Le Temps, Vanity Fair and many others.