Roman Vondrous was born in Pardubice, near Prague, in Czech Republic, and studied at an electrotechnical college there. He is currently in his fifth year of studies at The Institute of Creative Photography, in Opava, in the Czech Republic.
Vondrous has been interested in photography since childhood, seriously so since 2000, when he was drawn to sports photography and horseracing in particular.
Currently, he is a photo reporter for the Czech Press Agency. In 2008, Vondrous photographed the summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and two years later, the winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.