Eolo Perfido is an italian creative director and photographer based in Rome, Italy. He runs one of the biggest photo studio in Italy and in the last decades he collaborated with several international advertising and communication agencies such as JWT, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, Young & Rubicam, BBDO, United 1861, Grey and Blossom Communication.
Eolo Perfido photography has been featured in magazines such as NY Times, Communication Arts, Panorama First, Vision, Vogue Russia, GQ Russia, Communication Arts, L’Espresso, and Computer Arts and he worked for several international clients like Pepsi Cola, Samsung, Pirelli, Kraft, Gatorade, Sky Television, Novartis and Opel.
In the beginning his career he has been honored to assist on the field photographers like Steve McCurry, Elliott Erwitt, Eugene Richards and James Nachtwey in several of their shootings in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.
His creative path has allowed him to win several major awards in the field of creative photography. In 2009 he was awarded the first prize of the National Association of Italian Professional Photographers Tau Visual for the creative quality of its images.
In 2010 he was awarded the "Best International Photographer" during the exhibition “Photo Vernissage” which was held at the Manege Museum in St. Petersburg, which saw the participation of hundreds of photographers from around the world.
In 2011, the Italian magazine L'Espresso has chosen along with other 9 young Italians creatives who have been asked to tell through a picture the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy.
Eolo also follows a personal artistic journey that leads him to exhibit in numerous private galleries. Among his most successful series is definitely the photographic series Clownville, recently exhibited in a solo show at Galleria Janet Coast of Recife in Brazil.
Eolo is also an Educator and in the last 10 years he developed a series of very successful international photography workshops dedicated to Portrait Photography, Travel Portraits, Street Photography and Post Production.
One of the best known Italian Street Photographers, Leica Ambassador between 2013 and 2018, today Eolo is a Leica Certified Photographer and Leica Akademie instructor.
Since 2017 Eolo is an Elinchrom Ambassador.