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Makiyo Lio

Fashion Photographer, Director & Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Makiyo Lio

Fashion Photographer, Director & Art DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Makiyo Lio is a creative, determined and detail-oriented photographer & director with over 9 years of experience in photography and film in commercial studio and location shooting. Her experience working in Asia and Europe has been valuable towards her growth as a professional creative, leader and team player. She has had the opportunity of working with established fashion designers, agency models, and professional creatives in cities like Milan, London, Barcelona, Madrid and Singapore. She continues to seek new learning experiences around the world and hopes to continue working globally. Specialties: • Fashion • Editorial • Portraiture • Commercial • Art Direction • Film Directing
Projects
  • Bershka Beauty Collection 2017For Bershka's debut beauty collection launched worldwide in stores and online
  • Primark x Glamour Spain - Christmas AdvertorialA Christmas GIF story for Primark x Glamour Spain
  • Glamour Spain x Women's Day Exclusive: Girls Just Wanna Have FunA 2018 Women's Day exclusive story for Glamour Spain shot in London.
Projects credited in
  • #MadewithFacet by Makiyo Lio#MadewithFacet by Makiyo Lio, a Facet artist grantee. Makiyo Lio is a fashion photographer and filmmaker working in London and NYC. Facet is the first fully content-aware image editor—with automatic layering, intelligent color-grading & aesthetic transfer, intuitive batch editing, and seamless collaboration and sharing built-in. Are you an artist, designer, creative professional or freelancer? Send us a link to your portfolio and we’ll fast track you for Early Access to Facet: https://facet-ai
  • Toni&Guy MagazineWhilst working at 3CC, one of my role is Art Director for Toni&GuyMagazine, a fashion and lifestyle publication produced for international hairdressing brand Toni&Guy. As Art Director, it is my role to oversee all elements of design and image direction, I redesigned the branding for the publication to bring it in line with the brands identity aswell as current trends, all layouts were produced to lure the reader into the article, aswell as art directing the fashion and still life editorials crea
  • Into the GrooveFor Toni&Guy Magazine Issue 52 Winter 2019 Art Direction: Josh Bristow Photography: Makiyo Lio Fashion: Amii McIntosh Beauty: Michelle Dacillo Editor: Miriam Bouteba Hair: Efi Davies, Cos Sakkas, Indira Schauwecker, Sophie Springett Hair Technicians: Davide Cirillo & Jo O’Neill Photography Assistant: Kareem Abdul Nail Technician: Georgina McGing Retouching: Harvey Araja Models: Tamina Zakrzewski at Milk Model Management; Alma Brenne at Nevs
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Work history
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    Fashion Photographer & DirectorFreelance
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Working closely with local brands to produce fashion campaigns and commissioned by magazines to produce fashion editorials. (A fast growing list of clients such as Glamour España, M.A.C Cosmetics, Polaroid Eyewear, Primark, Airbnb, Bershka, Mango, i-D Spain, Glamour Romania, Nylon Singapore). • Developing of fashion editorials and photo sessions for model agencies and representation companies in the Barcelona & London area, including Elite Model Management, View Management, Fifth Avenue Models, Blow Models and UNO Models. • Leading and coordinating of teams comprised of fashion stylists and make-up artists, providing agencies and models with professional photographs for their books.
    Fashion PhotographerASOS
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Producing and delivering editorial imagery and videos that are high quality and engaging in studio environment for a large range of brands including Adidas, Converse, Nike, Levi's, Weekday, Monki, Stradivarius, Pull & Bear on ASOS. • Ensuring that all products are lit correctly, efficiently and creatively, in accordance with the company style guide. • Developing new shooting methods and art direction required when filming assets in the studio – giving the customer a continued creative from still to video.
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Skills
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Fashion Photography
  • Creative Direction
  • Film Production
  • Videography
  • Directing
  • Commercial Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • Art Direction
Awards
    1st Runner Up in PhotographyMicrosoft
    Shortlisted to be flown to Cairo, Egypt, to compete in the finals and received the 1st runner up award in a worldwide placement in the Photography category.
    Produced 30/60s TVC for Nestlé MiloNestle
    Invited by Nestlé Milo Singapore to produce a 30/60s TVC for Me & My Milo Campaign. Screened at local cinemas, TV spots, and SMRT Train & Station Ads in Singapore.
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