Fernando Decillis is an award-winning photographer who specializes in making conceptual and lifestyle imagery that tells stories. He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. When he was 10 years old, he moved with his family to Atlanta, Georgia. He studied photography at Portfolio Center in Atlanta. He has spent his career traveling between the United States and Colombia working on advertising and documentary projects. Fernando has worked on campaigns for Coca-Cola, Reebok, Claro, The Bayer Company, and many more. His work has been featured in publications such as AdWeek, Vanity Fair, CNN and Bloomberg Businessweek. In 2015 Fernando was honored by the International Photography Awards with the title of Advertising Photographer of the Year and won a Communication Arts Award of Excellence. He was nominated for International Photographer of the Year for the 2015 Lucie Awards. His work has been exhibited by the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize at the National Gallery in London. He is fluent in English and Spanish.
Recognition & Awards:
2008 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
2010 Fotomuseo | Fotomaratón | Second Place
2012 International Photography Awards | 2nd | People | Family
2012 International Photography Awards | Honorable Mention | People | Portrait
2012 International Photography Awards | Honorable Mention | Editorial | Environmental
2012 International Photography Awards | Honorable Mention | Deeper Perspective
2012 International Photography Awards | Honorable Mention | People | Culture
2012 Fotomuseo | Fotomaratón | Grand Prize
2013 Communication Arts | Award of Excellence | Editorial
2013 Communication Arts | Award of Excellence | Conceptual
2015 Communication Arts | Award of Excellence | Documentary
2015 Photo District News | Faces
2015 International Photography Awards | Honorable Mention | Editorial | Political
2015 International Photography Awards | Advertising | 1st | Conceptual
2015 International Photography Awards | Advertising | Photographer of the Year Partial Client list:
BBDO Atlanta SanchoBBDO Carmichael Lynch CDMNY Global Prairie Grey NY JWT Leo Burnnett Link9 Lowe SSP3 McCann Erickson Ogilvy & Mather TBWA Upshot Chicago Young & Rubicam
AT&T Baxter International Bayer Canon Inc Capital One Chevrolet Claro Coca-Cola CNN Derrem Surf Boards Drug Free America Fiat GM GlaxoSmithKline McDonalds Microsoft MTV Nestle Renault Ruffles Telecom Texaco Toyota Victoria Beer
Adweek Atlanta Magazine Bitter Southerner Bloomberg Businessweek Bocas El Tiempo CNN Mother Nature Network The New York Times Ode Magazine Performer Magazine Revista Diners Smithsonian Magazine URB Magazine Vanity Fair
Su fotografía captura más allá de los gestos, irrumpe, configura y le da forma a escenarios sencillos y comunes a través de una increíble técnica, dará la oportunidad al público bogotano de apreciar la obra del artista nacido en Montevideo, Uruguay.
Fernando Decillis ha sido fotógrafo free lance para reconocidas marcas como Toyota, Nestlé, MTV y Coca Cola.