Professional Photographer Reno, Lakee Tahoe, specilizing in Portrait, Boudoir, Advertisement, Virtual Tour, Modeling, Family, and Epic Event Photography.
Ever since picking up his first camera at 10- years -old Marcello has been completely addicted to not only drawing images with light through the use of cameras, but also to the look on people's faces when they see how beautifully the lens has captured them. Marcello became more serious with photography about the age of fourteen when he received his first 35mm camera. He began studying photography in high school, and everywhere he went his camera followed. Fifteen years later his love for photography has not changed. It has often been said that doing what you love tends to always bring success and happiness. So Marcello decided to take the leap and turn his long time passion into a profession. His beginning pursuits have captured nightlife photography, live concert, and a variety of events. Marcello is now focusing his energy towards commercial, portrait and editorial photography. He has worked with John Lewis Entertainment, E.J. Presents, Grand Sierra Resort, Shark Fights, The IFC (International Fight Center), Let's Get it On Promotions, Chocolate Bar, Peppermill Hotel Casino, Edge Nightspot, All City Live, 210N, Nikki Beach, World Poker Tournament, Eldorado Hotel Casino, Brew Brothers, Joey Gilbert Promotions, Family Productions, Best Buy, Pkreative Advertising and many other clients. Working with such great clients has allowed Marcello to capture images of some amazing people including Jacoby Shaddix and Papa Roach, Tommy Lee, Chuck Zito of Sons of Anarchy, Nelly and St. Lunatics, David Banner, LMFAO, Kaskade, Donald Glaude, Mickey Avalon, Kendra Wilkinson from Girls Next Door, Sara Jean Underwood Playboy Playmate of the year 2007, Nick Cannon from the movie Drum Line, Thomas Ian Nicholas from the movie American Pie, Samantha Jade, Ryan Starr from American Idol, Cisco Adler, Tera Patrick, Sasha Grey of Entourage, Kool Keith, Busy Bee, Egyptian Lover, Ken Shamrock UFC, Ryan Bader UFC, Matt Hughes UFC and Randy Couture UFC, to name a few. In his own words, Marcello shares:
"I am a very passionate, artistic individual with an eye for detail. I love creating images that people can appreciate and share with others. The dialogue that evolves over a picture is priceless, and it is this interaction that inspires me. I create my images using professional Digital SLR's and lenses. I bring light to my subjects using a variety of on-camera flashes, High Powered Strobes, and the natural light that is provided to us by the sun. My art is an expression of the way I see the world at that moment in time. My photography allows me to capture the beauty, passion, and language of a person's soul through my eye's view. Showing someone how truly amazing they are is the ultimate reward.
As your photographer, you can expect a high level of professionalism, creative effort, and sensitivity to your needs. I strive to make sure each shoot will be fun and relaxing, while meeting the established deadlines. I love to play music during the shoot and create an environment where people can truly be themselves or whoever they want to be.
Ultimately, photography is my way of creating long lasting images and friendships. I am a people person who enjoys connecting with others on a deep level. Building trust and friendship with my subjects is one of my driving core values."
Marcello Studied at the Academy of Arts in San Francisco where he focused on Glamour/Fashion/Commercial/Advertisement and Portrait photography. When Marcello is not traveling he resides in Reno/Sparks, Nevada, where he owns and operates Marcello Rostagni Photography.