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Naomi Campbell and Diddy by Mario Testino
Naomi Campbell and Sean “P. Diddy” Combs by Mario Testino captures one of the world’s most recognizable fashion models alongside rap music mogul and entrepreneur now known as Diddy.
Listed in Time magazine as the top fashion and celebrity photographer, Mario Testino spearheaded the image development of several high profile fashion companies including Dolce & Gabanna, Michael Kors, and Tom Ford. In this series of portraits, Testino takes a holistic approach to capturing celebrity.
Renowned photographer Mario Testino shot the images in 2001 in the midst of a budding romance between the rap mogul, businessman and fashion designer Sean “P. Diddy Combs” and super model Noami Cambell. It was a likely love as both seemed to be at the top of their respective industries. Testino captures their chemistry almost as if the couple were on set for a music video. The harmony in this photograph is characteristic to the kind that only a master camera man can achieve.
When you have five minutes with Naomi Campbell, one of the highest earning models in the world and the brilliant business and musical mind of then Sean “P. Diddy” Combs how do you memorialize their combined super power? It is to this very question that Mario Testino provides the perfect answer using his amazing skill with the camera and his curiosity to capture and display the smallest details in the most beautiful manner imaginable.