Mario Testino Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


30th June 2015

Fact: Princess Diana's favourite photographer Mario Testino has been commissioned to capture the late royal's first granddaughter following her christening this Sunday (05Jul15). The celebrity snapper will take the main portraits of the newborn and her family after the ceremony. Testino also took parents Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridges' official engagement portraits in 2011 and took the final official shots of Diana before her death in 1997.


28th April 2011

Fact: Photos taken by top photographer Mario Testino will grace the royal wedding programme given to guests arriving at Westminster Abbey in London on Friday (29Apr11).


8th July 2010

Quote: "Believe it or not, she is shy. I go to events with her and I am, like, 'What's the matter with you?' and she is, like, shaking, nervous." Famed photographer Mario Testino reveals his model muse Kate Moss is painfully shy.


21st November 2007

Fact: The iconic portrait of late British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES, by renowned photographer Mario Testino has sold for $92,200 (GBP46,100) at auction in London.


5th January 2006

Fact: <p>Celebrity photographer Mario Testino's candid beach shots of a naked Lindsay Lohan, which feature on the cover and inside the new issue of Vanity Fair magazine, were inspired by saucy shots taken of Marilyn Monroe in 1960. </p>


15th November 2005

Fact: <p>Actress Halle Berry has followed in the footsteps of Madonna and Demi Moore by becoming the new face of fashion house Versace. She was photographed for the latest advertising campaign by acclaimed celebrity snapper Mario Testino. </p>


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