London-based photographer and art director originally from Paris, France.

I started shooting live music whilst studying for a BA in Design for Art Direction at London College of Communication (UAL) and have worked with an array of publications and clients.

With a penchant for rich colour palettes and high-energy, dynamic images of musicians and their audiences, my aim has been to document the London music scene, the places I care about and to explore the relationship between the stage and the performer. 

I’ve also had the opportunity to exhibit my work over the years, with projects ranging from installations to short films. I was honoured to have two pieces of work selected for LCC’s Degree Show: my first short film, “The Invisibility Cloak”, a piece that deals with my health struggles for the first time, in order to raise awareness of ITP, a rare autoimmune blood disorder I’ve been living with for over 10 years; and my thesis, “Blackstar, Meaning, Interpretation and the concept of Authorship: To what extent does David Bowie’s ★ discuss and challenge the concept of authorship?”, exhibited as part of “Words Matter”.

Since graduating with 1st Class Hons in September 2019, I’ve taken time to reflect on how I can move forward with my practice and approach my work in a more sustainable way for my health. I have started more personal projects, influenced by memories, dreams, set design, fashion imagery, and of course, music.

 

Previous clients include: London In Stereo, Classic Rock Magazine, NME, Dazed, Heavenly Recordings, VICE, Shindig!, the Mayor of London, GIGGOER, 9PR, HERO, Fluffer Records, Bad Vibrations, HUNCK, Heatwave Magazine, Raised by Wolves PR, Fargo Records, The Old Blue Last, Feeling Gloomy, OUI FM, The Radical.

Work featured by: Rough Trade Records, BEAT magazine, Pistonhead Lager, Time Out, Deutsche Welle, TicketWeb, The Hackney Citizen, Alice Cooper, Jake Shears, Temples, The Black Lips, HMLTD, Saint Agnes, Death Valley Girls, L.A. Witch, Black Honey.

 

Online shop and prints available online soon.

 

For all bookings and rates or any enquiries, please contact: csalvatorephoto@gmail.com

 

All images copyright © Carla Salvatore 2021. All photographs that appear on this site are property of Carla Salvatore and are protected under international copyright laws. Photographs are not to be downloaded, reproduced, copied, used, projected, manipulated or altered without the written permission of Carla Salvatore. Use without permission will result in billing and legal action.

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