Azzurra Piccardi

Fashion Photographer-High end retoucher-Art director

Projects

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Picture Editing
  • Retouching
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • A Self-motivated
  • Determined
  • Fashion Photography
  • Beauty Photography
  • Capture One
  • Hasselblad
  • Crew Management
  • Canon
  • Build Relationships
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Responsibility
  • Hard Worker

Work history

Currently

Photographer

Various Brands

Jan 2012
  • Freelance
  • Advertising fashion campaign, fashion editorials, look books, album covers, model books, calendar, celebrity portrait, beauty editorials, cosmetic and hair campaign portrait, high end retouching, fashion film, commercials Client portfolio: ∙ Fashion brands & company: Wella, Sturlini Firenze, Copenhagen Fur, Star System TV, Arezzo Wave - Love Festival, - Lui Magazine, Bambini nel Deserto, Ugg Australia, Giulia Marani, Angelo Marani, Graziella - Italian Luxury, Saga Fur, Faliero Sarti, Afyda Antara, Doutssen, Pitti Uomo, FashionIs, L’indie Le Palais, - Madness Milano, Zea Couture, Deparis.F, Bramante, Niky, Carla Quaglia maglieria & cashmere, Papueen, Pieffe, L’Unica, Desideri Preziosi, Bianco Bijoux, +39 Masqu, Easy&Co, Idiliamà, Maison39, Tubertini high quality, Elle per Elite Club, Plus Hostels, La Scena Muta, ATS Advancing training system, Circo Nero, Superdolly, Radio Truman TV and Radio 105. ∙ Celebrities: Elisa Isoardi, Barbara De Rossi, Veronica Ciardi, Olga Kent Calpaju, Alexandre Schuster, Dayane Mello, Stefano Sala, Elia Fongaro, Alex Pacifico, Simone Susinna, Alessandro Nava, Micol Azzurro, Costanza Caracciolo, Adridna Romero. ∙ Model agency: Major, Woman management, Elite, Wonder Wall, 2morrow, Look Now management, Esprit management, Casting, I love management, Bloom agency. ∙ Hair Stylist: Egidio Borri, Lella Pepe, Milo Pepe, Mario Stagi. ∙ Music field: Paolo Vallesi, Paolo Nutini, Erriquez from Bandabardò, Francesca Pichel, Brown Sugar Society, The Street Clerks, Lorenzo Hugolini, Peter Cam, The Moochers, Martinicca Boison, Riccardo Lopez, Pippo ed i suoi pinguini polari, Quarto Podere, Sbanebio, Letizia Fuochi, Epanouir, Ghiaccioli e Branzini, Ragazzi Scimmia, Train de vie, Omonero, Isabel Barbosa, Guya Canino.

2017

Photography teacher

Academy TSG

Jan 2015 - Sep 2017
  • Italy
  • Freelance
  • Freelancer Photoshop and photography Teacher. Educator and training advanced photoshop and fashion photography course developer.

2012

Senior high end retoucher

Foto Più

Mar 2011 - Feb 2012
  • Florence, Italy
  • Full Time
  • Senior High End Retoucher and photographer

2011

High end retoucher

Andrea Blanch studio

May 2010 - Mar 2011
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • High End Retouching Studio supervisor

2010

Junior Photographer

Grazia magazine

Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
  • Milan, Italy
  • Internship
  • Junior photographer for Milano Moda donna fashion show

2010

Junior Photographer

Bam - Bottega Antonio Manta

Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
  • Florence, Italy
  • Internship
  • Junior Photographer, Junior Photo Editor and junior graphic designer

Education

2011

Master in Fashion Photography

School of Visual Arts

May 2010 - Feb 2011
  • New York, United States
  • Specialized in fashion and advertising photography at the School of Visual Arts New York City, United States

2008

Graduate Diploma in Fashion Design Technology

Facoltà di Architettura

Sep 2005 - Jul 2008
  • Florence, Italy
  • Degree in Fashion design course Graduated with 110/110 cum laude

Awards

2015

Honorable mention

PX3 (Prix de la photographie de Paris)

  • 2 Honorable mentions at the “PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris” in the sections Press/Fashion and Portraiture/Personality;

2014

Honorable Mention

IPA (International Photography Awards)

2014

Second prize People's Choice

PX3 (Prix de la photographie de Paris)

  • Second prize People’s Choice in the section Advertising/Fashion;

2013

First Prize People’s Choice

PX 3 (Prix de la photographie de Paris)

  • First Prize People’s Choice in the section Music and Adv;

2013

Honorable Mentions

IPA (International Photography Awards)

  • ∙ 2 Honorable mentions at the “INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2010” categorie Fashion and Music;

2013

Honorable mention

PX3 (Prix de la photographie de Paris)

  • ∙ 2 Honorable mentions at the “PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris” in the sections Advertising/Fashion and Advertising/Beauty;

2012

Honorable Mentions

IPA (International Photography Awards)

  • ∙ 5 honorable mentions at the International Photography Award;

2012

Honorable mention

∙ PX3 (PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS)

2012

First award

∙ PX3 (PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS)

  • First award - section Performing Arts;

2012

∙1 silver and 3 bronze awards

International Loupe Award

2012

First award

∙ PX3 (PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS)

  • First award - section Music;

2012

First Prize

PDN (photo district news)

  • ∙ First Place at the PDN “The Look” Award;

2012

First Prize People’s Choice;

∙ PX3 (PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS)

2011

Honorable mentions

IPA (International Photography Awards)

  • - 2 honorable mentions at the International Photography Award;

2011

3 Silver and 1 Bronze award

International Loupe Award

  • - 3 Silver and 1 Bronze at the International Loupe Award.