Mario Testino


Other credits: Director, Model




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:


Carolina Herrera Central Park Fragrances...
Carolina Herrera (Advertising)
published: Spring 2016
Ciroc Blue Steel 2016
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
published: January 2016
Michael Kors Spring 2016 Collection Camp...
Michael Kors (Advertising)
published: Spring 2016
Carolina Herrera CH Men Privee Fragrance...
Carolina Herrera (Advertising)
published: January 2016
CH Carolina Herrera Fragrance 2016
Carolina Herrera (Advertising)
published: January 2016
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Fragrance 201...
Dolce & Gabbana (Advertising)
published: January 2016
GQ Spain January 2016 Cover
GQ Spain (Magazine Cover)
published: January 2016
The Big Tease
American Vogue (Editorial)
published: December 2015
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: November 2015
Estee Lauder Holidays 2015
Estee Lauder (Advertising)
published: November 2015

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