Author: asiya

He loves playing the mandolin, she loves watching him…

These two, really did have a difficult time adjusting to each other….but now… they are inseparable. Capturing moments like these truely makes me a happy person! I pray, he will always be her knight shinning armour, I pray he will always find ways to make her happy, I pray I’m always their to capture these raw, precious, perfect and imperfect…

Pink Ribbon – Breast Cancer Fundraiser

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You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you as you are to them.

I went to London to study photography after abandoning his studies of Economics, Law and International Affairs. It was during apprenticeships at the studios of John Vickers and Paul Nugent that he made his first attempts as a photographer. Living in an unconverted floor of a hospital, without much money, he funded himself by working as a waiter. He had his hair dyed pink which helped him get noticed as a photographer and took inspiration from British celebrity fashion photographer Cecil Beat.

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. Provides creative direction, art direction, brand strategy, graphic design, film and stills production, digital and social media, product development, books, exhibitions, licensing and partnerships.

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