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Rodrigo Palma

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Abstract, Advertising & Commercial, Fashion, Film & Alternative Process, Fine Art, Food & Drink, Nature, Other, Portrait, Sports, Still Life, Street, Travel




Rodrigo Palma is a beauty, fashion, portrait photographer and mixed media artist specialized in still photography and video working out of New York, Mexico City and Tulum. Born in Mexico City where he grew up, when he turned 25 and after finishing a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering decided to pursue his dream and focused on becoming a professional photographer. He decided to move to the USA to study at the prestigious Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, US. After graduating, he became a first assistant, working with top photographers such as Mark Seliger, Enrique Badulescu, Patrick Demarchelier, Cedric Buchet, John Russo, Kurt Iswarienko among others. In his role of photo assistant, he worked on shoots for high-end brands, fashion editorials, celebrity portraits and movie posters. Their list of clients includes Ray Ban, Apple, Ralph Lauren, NBC Universal, ABC, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Marie Claire, Elle UK, Time Magazine, Vogue Spain, Jones of NY, L’Uommo Vogue and many more. In 2015 Rodrigo decided to branch out and start his solo photographer career. Since then he has focused on creating compelling and moving images for clients like Marie Claire, L’Officiel Mexico, Maxim Magazine, GQ Latam, Creem Magazine NY, Leica S Magazine, L’Beaute Magazine, Haunted Magazine, Broncolor, Shamballa Eyeware, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Nike, Motorola, among many others. Rodrigo resides now between Mexico City, NYC and Tulum and if he is not shooting you can find him at his studio working on his mixed media art.

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