ROLE: FOTOGRAFO e REGISTA
NATIONALITY & YEAR OF BIRTH: Italy, 1982
BIO: Francesco Bertola is an Italian photographer and director who lives and works in Milan. He began to approach the world of photography during the years of art school by frequenting the studio of Franco Capra, at the beginning as a curious young student, and later by assisting the talented photographer, an artist who worked for several years in cinema. Bertola learned to “see the light” not in a traditional academic manner but instead by approaching it in a more material way. Connected to the world of sculpture and the three-dimensionality of the matter, he chose to enroll in a course of scenography at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan following a beautiful path with Iole De Sanna. During his period as a student the Academy he also worked diligently as an assistant photographer understanding later on that his life had to take that direction. Francesco developed his technical knowledge by working in some of the most important sets of photography for fashion design and portraits, starting his career as a photographer by shooting pictures for some of the most prestigious magazines of international fashion such as UOMO VOGUE, MARICLAIRE, and GQ. In his professional career we can also find portraits of International artists such as Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Roberto Bolle, Rupert Everett, Oliviero Toscani, Gabriele Salvatores, Ernesto, Dargenio, Paz Vega, Giovannii Gastel, Francesco Montanari, Giovanni Caccamo, Liam Cunningham, Thomas McCarthy, Alessandro Preziosi Anna Mouglalis …
STYLE: Francesco Bertola, thanks to his ability to manage light in an extremely expert and personal manner, is able to create portraits and videos vibrant of emotion. The ability to read intimately the character in front of him makes a great portraitist. always able to bring out the interiority of the subject, while his studies on sculpture emerge in the ability to bring out the three-dimensionality of bodies, through plastic and stunning shots.
WAIT STUDIOS SUGGESTS HIM FOR: Photos and videos where the emotional aspect or the intimacy must vibrate going over a product made to perfection.