Tim Gao is a Shanghai based fashion & commercial advertising photographer. He is specialized in fashion, lifestyle, portrait, editorial, magazine, reportage, news coverage, story feature, interview and photojournalism assignments.
With over 9 years of professional experience doing full-time photography, he can always deliver high quality works for both local and global clients.
Global clients including Estee Lauder (New York), Forbes (USA), Marni (Italy), Booking.com (Netherlands), LION Corporation (Japan), TÜV SÜD (Germany), Zadig & Voltaire (France), among others.
His works have been published on VOGUE Italia, ELLE (CHINA), Harper’s BAZAAR (CHINA), BoF, SO-EN, Schon Magazine (UK), Sicky Magazine (Spain), Fucking Young! Magazine (Spain), MOD Magazine (USA), LEWIS Magazine (UK) and Vanity Teen (UK), to name a few.
His goal is to create appealing and yet artistic images for high end clients and brands. The style of his editorial photography is contemporary and story-telling. He works efficiently with talents like wardrobe stylist, makeup artist, hair stylist and model agency to produce every creative editorial commission. Tim is also skilled in 120 medium format film photography. The analog texture is amazing to him.
Tim is also partnered closely with creative agency and production company to produce large projects with a full team expertised in creative direction, model casting, styling direction, lighting gears and post production. Tim and his team can also provide location scouting service which makes either studio or outdoor / urban / street shooting flexible.
He can also travel to Beijing, Hong Kong, Guangzhou and other cities of China / Asia or globally to satisfy your demand.