Tim Gao is a Shanghai based fashion & commercial advertising photographer. He is specialized in fashion, lookbook, campaign, high fashion, lifestyle, portrait and editorial magazine 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.
For fashion shooting, either womenswear or menswear or unisex clothing brand, his goal is to create fashionable and yet artistic images for high end clients and designer brands. The authentic style of his fashion photography is contemporary and story-telling. Fashion photography is more than selling a product, Tim has the ability to disseminate a brand’s essence with marketable identity. His work has a signature style of creativity and originality. He works efficiently with talents like fashion stylist, makeup artist, hair stylist and model agency to produce every creative photoshooting. 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.