Mario Testino, born on October 30, 1954, is one of the most influential fashion and portrait photographers of our time. His work has featured internationally in magazines such as Vogue, V Magazine, Vanity Fair and GQ. He has also created emblematic images for brands such as Gucci, Burberry, Versace, Michael Kors, Chanel, Estée Lauder and Lancôme.
Bride Magazine photoshootSeptember 27, 2015
Behind the scenesSeptember 27, 2015
In the studioSeptember 27, 2015
Behind the scenes
Testino was born and grew up in Lima to a traditional middle-class Catholic family. He was the eldest of six children and is of Irish, Spanish and Italian descent. He attended the Catholic school Santa Maria Marianistas. As a child he wanted to be a priest. Testino studied Economics …
In the studio
Alongside his 35-year practice as a photographer, Testino has also worked as a creative director, guest editor, museum founder, art collector/collaborator and entrepreneur. In 2007, he formed MARIOTESTINO+ to offer full creative direction services to his clients. MARIOTESTINO+ provides creative direction, art direction, brand strategy, graphic design, film and stills production, digital and social media, product development, books, exhibitions, licensing…