Born in France (Cognac, 1972), Eolo Perfido is an absolute and uncompromising talent of portrait photography. He manages to combine a superb shooting technique and perfect lighting with the ability to penetrate the subject’s personality and place it in the images he creates, with a compelling result that intrigues and excites. Rare gift that takes him into the inner circle of the great worldwide portrait photographers. He works tirelessly around the world, following assignments for international magazines, communication projects, corporate and advertising photography.
Eolo Perfido photography has been featured in magazines such as NY Times, Communication Arts, Panorama First, Vision, Vogue Russia, GQ Russia, L’Espresso, and Computer Arts and in the last ten years he worked for several international agencies and clients such as JWT, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, BBDO, Corbis, Pepsi Cola, Samsung, Kraft, Gatorade, Sky Television, Novartis and Opel.
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 during the International Circus Festival.
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 Professional Photographers Italian 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.
As one of the resident photographers at the Leica Akademie in Italy, Eolo is also one of the best known Italian Street Photographers.
In the last 10 years Eolo developed a series of very successful international photography workshops dedicated to Portrait Photography, Travel Portraits, Street Photography and Post Production.