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/)


Dolce & Gabbana Pour Femme Fragrance Con...
Dolce & Gabbana (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2013
Only Girls in the World
V Magazine (Editorial)
published: March 2013
director: Balthazar Klarwein
To Rome with Love
American Vogue (Editorial)
published: March 2013
The Emperor's New Clothes
American Vogue (Editorial)
published: March 2013
GQ March 2013 Cover
GQ Magazine U.S. (Magazine Cover)
published: March 2013
Orient Excess
British Vogue (Editorial)
published: March 2013
Asia major
V Magazine (Editorial)
published: March 2013
V Magazine Spring 2013 Covers
V Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: March 2013
Ochirly S/S 13
Ochirly (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2013
British Vogue March 2013 Cover
British Vogue (Magazine Cover)
published: March 2013
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