Mario Testino

Ph: Mario Testino, Scott Schuman | Street shot of Mario by Scott Schuman

Photographer


Other credits: Director, Model

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biography

Nationality: Peru
One of fashion's most sought-after snappers, Mario Testino was born in 1954 in Lima, Peru. He came to London in 1976, took a flat in an abandoned hospital near Trafalgar Square, and began selling portfolios (for £25, including hair and make-up) to wannabe models. Today he is best known for his highly polished, exotically bright ad campaigns and his exquisitely styled photographs of the couture scene all of which carry a deceptive air of nonchalance. Now at the top of his profession, Testino has shot Madonna for Versace as well as photographing the late Diana, Princess of Wales for her famous Vanity Fair cover in 1997. His popularity with designers and fashion editors stems as much from his professionalism and good nature as his unerring ability to take beautiful pictures which sell clothes. (Bio from website: http://www.mariotestino.us/)

updates

 
Lancome Tresor in Love Fragrance Contrac...
Lancôme (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2010
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Fragrance Con...
Dolce & Gabbana (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2010
D& G Anthology -La Force- Fragrance F/W ...
Dolce & Gabbana (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2010
Lancome Contract 2010 (F/W 10) "French C...
Lancôme (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2010
Stefanel F/W 10
Stefanel (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2010
Michael Kors F/W 10
Michael Kors (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2010
Lancome Contract 2010 (F/W 10)
Lancôme (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2010
Ange ou Demon Fragrance Contract 2010 (S...
Givenchy (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2010
Stephanie - British GQ
Various Editorials (Editorial)
published: September 2010
NEW YORK!
V Magazine (Editorial)
published: September 2010
 

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