Inside the circle: Behind-the-scenes photos of celebrities by the fashion world's favorite photographer As one of the 21st century's most travelled, acclaimed, and influential fashion photographers, Mario Testino has unsurpassed access to the most magnetic stars of popular culture. For some time now he has been collecting a personal archive of off-screen moments, often snatched spontaneously before, during, and after more official sittings for Vanity Fair, Vogue, and Testino's many clients in the world of fashion. The result is a portrait not just of a generation of the most wanted and talked-about, but an invitation to be part of the backstage parties and unstaged moments of Testino's life. Sometimes offbeat, but always on the pulse, Let me in!, with Testino's eye for a modern kind of elegance liberated from conventional polish, is a new chapter from the photographer who has already made his mark with the books Any Objections, Front Row Backstage, Alive, Portraits, Kids, Diana Princess of Wales, and numerous exhibitions and publications worldwide. Features include:Introduction by Michael Roberts, fashion director of Vanity FairForeword by Nicole Kidman300 pages in color and black and white featuring more than 100 contemporary stars
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About the Author
Mario Testino was born in Lima, Peru, and came of age as a photographer in London in the late 1970s. He has been widely published in "Vogue, Vanity Fair" and other magazines. His photographs of Princess Diana have been shown at Kensington Palace in London, and he has also received commissions to photograph the Prince of Wales, Prince William and Prince Harry. His most recent major exhibition, "Portraits, " opened at the National Gallery in London in 2002 and toured for the next two years, stopping in cities including Milan, Amsterdam and Tokyo.
MICHAEL ROBERTS is a lecturer in the history of mathematics for Open University. He has degrees in both geology and theology, has worked as an exploration geologist, was ordained in the Church of England, and is currently a vicar of a parish near Lancaster. He has written numerous articles on the history of geology and on evangelical connections to science