Estevan Oriol’s style of amalgamating glamorous and gritty aesthetics continues 20years down the road of his career. The Mexican-American Los Angeles based photographer has worked with the likes of Ellen von Unwerth Luca Babini for GQItaly. He counts Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Floyd Mayweather, Robert Dinero andAl Pacino as subjects of his.
Unique to Oriol is his ability to capture Latino, urban, gang and tattoo countercultures. He has used his vision to forge a career in directing music videos, working with artists like Snoop Dogg, Blink 182, Eminem and Xzibit.
Previous clients of his include Nike, Cadillac and Rockford Fosgate; all companies Oriol shot campaigns for.
The Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives, the Museum of Contemporary Art,Mesa Contemporary Art Center and Peterson Automative Museum are among the galleries where Oriol’s work has been showcased. He continues to be recognized for his raw photography style, which he successfully incorporated in his best selling book, LA Woman. Complex, GQ and Rolling Stone are among popular culture juggernauts which have taken note of Oriol’s work, as well a feature on the HBO hit show Entourage.