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/)


Color Play
Allure Magazine (Editorial)
published: March 2016
Shanghai Tang Gold Lily Fragrance 2016
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2016
Massimo Dutti S/S 2016
Massimo Dutti (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2016
Campbell's Coup
British Vogue (Editorial)
published: March 2016
Geek Love
American Vogue (Editorial)
published: March 2016
Chanel Cosmetics #EyeCanBe Playful Film
Chanel Beauty (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2016
credits: Director
director: Mario Testino
V Magazine Spring 2016 Covers #100 with ...
V Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Spring/Summer 2016
By Mario Testino
Out of Order Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2016
Michael Michael Kors S/S 16
Michael Kors (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2016
British Vogue March 2016 Cover
British Vogue (Magazine Cover)
published: March 2016
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