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Mario Testino

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

Michael Kors Fall 2015
Michael Kors (Advertising)
published: July 2015
Vogue China July 2015 Cover
Vogue China (Magazine Cover)
published: July 2015
American Vogue June 2015 Cover
American Vogue (Magazine Cover)
published: June 2015
Vogue Portugal June 2015 Cover
Vogue Portugal (Magazine Cover)
published: June 2015
Michael Kors Wunderlust Fragrance 2015
Michael Kors (Advertising)
season: Summer 2015
Grazia China x Michael Kors Met Gala 201...
Grazia China (Other)
published: May 2015
Chanel LES BEIGES Summer 2015
Chanel Beauty (Advertising)
season: Summer 2015
Allure Magazine May 2015 Cover
Allure Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: May 2015
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Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: April 2015
Divine Charlotte
Vogue Paris (Editorial)
published: April 2015
Official web site:
www.mariotestino.com