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Claudio Di Lucia

 

Claudio Di Lucia, born 1977 in Duesseldorf, Germany, combines with his Italian eye for design and his German feeling for thoroughness the best qualities of both nations. From an early age, he had been interested in film and photography. Trained by Quentin Tarantino and Chris Nolan’s film teacher Dov Simens, Claudio Di Lucia was and is still inspired by different great idols from the American and German film industry for his career as a photographer and video artist. At the film school of Dov Simens he learned some of the secrets for the one and only picture – like Bruce Willis, Michael Jackson and others did before.

 

With more than 18 years experience in professional photography and film, international clients from all over the world meanwhile book him for various projects. His worldwide, exclusive client base comprises brands like Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent, Biotherm, Chanel, Garnier, Schwarzkopf and many more.

 

Claudio Di Lucia is specialized in beauty and fashion photography, therefore he realized miscellaneous works in Berlin, Miami, India or Bangkok. But also individual portraits of known and unknown characters, expanded with astoundingly stylistic features that are expressing the capacity and inspiration of the prevailing person is one specialty of the photographer. Extravagance and tradition combines themselves in the different snapshot and every picture shows an individual expression of creativity and harmony of the single elements. Known as a down-to-earth and highly focused professional with an individual eye for light and shadow, Claudio Di Lucia catches unique moments and is working and had worked with many international celebrities, models and companies.

 

This is what he did in 2014, when Claudio Di Lucia worked for the international luxury brand Lancôme to create the first everlasting calendar in the history, the calendar „Metamorphose“. Herewith a journey through Paris is portrayed, with only one model on exclusive locations in the capital city of France. Pictures of this calendar have been awarded in different, international photography competitions.

 

In 2015, Claudio Di Lucia created the first everlasting fashion calendar with 12 YouTube bloggers. Every one of them shot in a different set and with another variety of lighting and costume. This calendar had been promoted by the bloggers themselves via internet and is also available on Amazon.

 

Agency work

 

Due to this professional inspiration, he founded his first own agency for post production in 1998 at the age of 21. For atworx postproduction GmbH, he worked as CEO and director and was responsible for more than 25 creative minds. He also operated within the whole project development and management as well as in company and department optimizations and developments. Sovereign, he realized comprehensive corporate films for “Ruhrverband” or the “UNESCO”.

 

To be more creative and to focus on exclusive ideas and projects, the Italian exceptional talent founded the agency twentyfourone // motion picture GmbH in 2010 in Duesseldorf. After 6 years within the business, the agency currently can offer a various portfolio and a broad client list of different branches. The 360° agency realized projects in film, photography, design, IT and Animation – everything inspired and guided by the photographer and film director Claudio Di Lucia.

 

Idea behind

 

Claudio Di Lucia’s focus is the fine art photography.

And the point of departure of each picture for him: Photography must communicate messages. Through his different moods he wants to encourage for thinking while giving room for interpretation. By capturing the extraordinary second in the several moments, the observer should enter a new level of contemplation with my pictures.

Be fascinated by him with the pure beauty of life that he catches with every of his photographs.

 

 

Awards

IPA 2014 Professional Honorable Mention People : Lifestyle

2014 LONDON Intl. Creative Competition (LICC)  Shortlist Photography, Professional

2016 MUSE Creative Awards Platinum Award 1x People / Portrait

2016 MUSE Creative Awards Gold Award 8x People / Portrait

2016 MUSE Creative Awards Honourable Mention 8x People / Portrait

2015/16 BLICKFANG. Deutschlands Beste Fotografen Beauty / Fashion