Mario Testino

Photographer, 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

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/)


Stuart Weitzman S/S 14
Stuart Weitzman (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
Burberry S/S 14
Burberry (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
credits: Director, Photographer
director: Mario Testino
Albion Cosmetics 2014 Campaign
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
Loud & Clear
Allure Magazine (Editorial)
published: March 2014
Vogue Eyewear 2014
Vogue Eyewear (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
Dolce & Gabbana Intense Fragrance Contra...
Dolce & Gabbana (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme and Pour Femm...
Dolce & Gabbana (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
Dolce/Gabbana Light Blue Fragrance Contr...
Dolce & Gabbana (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
Sexy Beast
V Man (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
V Man S/S 14 Cover
V Man (Magazine Cover)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
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