Self-taught photographer with an Advertising background, Claudio Napolitano’s work covers an extensive list of clients, ranging from large corporations to individuals. Growing up in Venezuela drove Claudio to push the envelope, striving to create images that told unforeseen stories. His personal motto, “If there is no work, then you have to create it for yourself,” has propelled him to seek out opportunities in the US, Europe, and Latin America.
Currently based in New York, Claudio Napolitano’s mastery of light and motion work, combined with his artistic drive, have given him a unique voice in commercial photography, granting him prizes such as the IPA Award, PX3 Paris, and the prestigious Hasselblad Master award in 2010. His art has filtered into his commercial images, granting him a signature style for telling a brand’s story. Claudio’s curiosity is a driving force for research and for improving his technique. He’s now added 360° Video to his portfolio, exploring innovative ways for crafting a compelling narrative.
His commercial work is featured in campaigns all around the world, with clients such as HBO, Sony Pictures, and agencies such as DDB and McGarryBowen.