Biography


Eolo Perfido is an Italian creative director and photographer based in Rome, Italy. He runs one of the biggest photo studios in Italy and 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.

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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.

At the beginning of 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 artistic 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 chose along with other nine young Italians creatives who have been asked to tell through a picture the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy.

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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 presented in a solo show at Galleria Janet Coast of Recife in Brazil.

Eolo is also an Educator, and in the last ten years, he developed a series of very successful international photography workshops dedicated to Portrait Photography, Travel Portraits, Street Photography, and Post Production.

 

In 2016 he created with Fabio Timpanaro and Antonella Catanese a Digital Artists collective named Storm Studiospecialized in Creative Retouching, Digital Imaging, Digital Illustration, Advertising Still Visuals, Post Production, and 3D CGI.

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.

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Since January 2019 he is the Editorial Director of ExibartStreet Magazine, a new editorial platform dedicated to street photography and part the Exibart Magazine, the most essential Italian editorial network dedicated to contemporary art.

 

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Eolo Perfido is represented by the international photo agency SUDEST57.
You can contact him writing to his agent Giuseppe Ceroni at giuseppe@sudest57.com or directly to his studio at info@eoloperfido.com