After devoting himself to classical studies, Cecere attended an Academy of graphic design and photography in Urbino where he graduated in 1971. Cecere then continued his studies at the London College of Printing where he specialized in creative photography.
Since 1974 Cecere has lived in Pordenone (near Venice) where he works as an advertising photographer and art director, as well as pursuing fine art photography. His work as been shown in more than thirty solo exhibitions, in audio visual programs, and has been published in well known national and international magazines and books.
Cecere has been teaching Photography at the Venice Academy of Arts for 21 years and now teaches Photography at the Industrial Design Academy in Pordenone. In 1994 he won the first prize, during the Frankfurt book fair, for the best european photography calendar.