Globally based fashion photographer as it says his twitter account @MarianoVivanco and his track record speaks for itself. He’s one the most renowned photographers right now. At age of sixteen Mariano Vivanco was instantly hooked with photography when a friend of him bought a camera and he tried it and knew that was his thing.
-Not everybody knows that you’re Peruvian. It’s great that a Latin American is representing us on the photography scene.-
Mariano: -Yes, thank you!!! There is a huge amount of talent there and I feel proud to be South American!-
Vivanco has worked for many magazines such as Vogue, Allure, Elle, Wonderland, Details, and more. Not shooting just editorials, portraits and ads. Now there’s a new side. Mariano also began to explore the medium of film.
- You’ve photographed Emma Watson, Karolina Kurkova, James Franco and David Gandy (just mentioning a few). How it feels to work with so many celebrities?
Mariano:-They know we are all there to do a job (and have fun) and we just get on with it. They appreciate the fact I work quick with them and they respond well to that.-
Lady Gaga for I-D magazine, Daniel Radcliffe for Bullet magazine and Gerard Pique ads Mango Mens F/W 2012.
- Recently you worked with Candice Swanepoel, nude figure is your preferred style. What is she like and how was it to shoot her?
Mariano:-What can I say… She is one of the few new supermodels around. Working with her is a dream, I love her. She gives me all her energy and enthusiasm when we work together.-
- Freshness, sexuality, lust are in your shots. I guess that’s the X factor that catch Dolce & Gabbana attention. Right? Tell me how is that experience?
Mariano:-They are fast and furious when we shoot (they still come to the shoots that I do for them). Outside work they are intelligent, wise, humble, fun, funny (Stefano). I love them.-