Born in Basel, Switzerland, Marco Aste began his career as a photographer‘s assistant in Switzerland for intenational photographers. Marco opened his first studio and worked for fourteen years as a still life photographer.
In 2010, Marco decided to change his career path and focus on portrait and people photography. After he worked with celebrities Sepp Blatter, Günter Netzer, Karl Odermatt, Hausi Leutenegger,
Sarah Meier, Rüdiger Safranski, Shawn Fielding, Adrian Stern,
Udo Jürgens, Christa Rigozzi, Karina Berger, Ueli Jäggi, Andreas Thiel, Claudio Zuccolini, Tanja Grandits and many other personalities.
His commercial clients include UBS, Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Synthes GmbH. by Johnson & Johnson, SenTec AG,
Bank J. Safra Sarasin, WIR Bank, ZKB Zürcher Kantonalbank,
BKB Basler Kantonalbank, Endress & Hauser, Miele Kühne & Nagel, Straumann Group, Fire and Ice by Willy Bogner, Migros, COOP,
Precon Austria, Laufen Keramik, Regan Campell Ward Mc Cann New York, Mc Cann Health, Mc Cann Erikson Switzerland, Therefore Zürich, Exxtra Switzerland, Ehinger BC Brand Consulting, Weber Harbeke und Partners, Valencia, K4, WJP, Polyconsult and many other clients.
Marco‘s work appears regularly in magazines like Die Weltwoche, BEEF, Effilee, ELLE Decoration, MigrosMagazin, Falstaff, Saisonküche, LandLiebe Schweiz, Salz und Pfeffer, Bolero, Servus Magazin Red Bull, Colour Key, 50Plus and many other editorial clients.
Together with Martin Jenni and the publishers AT Verlag, Weber Werd Verlag and the LandLiebe Edition of the Ringier Axel Springer Verlag, several books were created which have also been awarded.
His work has been in numerous Contests and Exibithions including Art Basel, SwissPhotoAward, Hasselbladmaster 2018, Px3 Paris,
Kodak Award international, Venezia Photo 2018 and many more.
Marco lives in Switzerland, but follows his work around the world.