|CATEGORIES // PHOTOGRAPHY BEAUTY , FASHION , PORTRAIT|
Samuli Karala (born 1977 in Turku, Finland) is a Berlin based photographer. Renowned for his work in fashion, advertisement and portraiture, he is fascinated by cinematic storytelling in photography. Whether the photographed person is a renowned phenomenal R&B artist like Kelly Rowland, or a Head of State like the president of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö, Karala is always interested in capturing the person behind the appearance.
His work has been seen in various publications, such as Muse, South China Morning Post Style, L’Officiel, L’Officiel Homme, Vogue.it, Plaza Kvinna, Schön, The National UAE, Emirates Woman, Emirates Man, Elle, Elle Decor, Cosmopolitan, Eyewear Magazine Germany, Kaltblut, Neo2, Vaga, Vision China, and The Client to mention a few. Advertisements he has been creating for clients such as WWF, Nokia, Magnum (Unilever), Audi, Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Unibet, LIDL, Warner Music, Universal Music, Finnair / Finavia, TeliaSonera and AXE.
After graduating from the University for the Creative Arts (UK) in 2003, Karala has lived and worked in London, Helsinki, Berlin, Dubai and New York, and has travelled the world photographing iconic people.
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The Creative Director, fashion and beauty photographer presents his new PORTRAIT portfolio on GoSee. Whether athlete, musician or politician, the photographs knows how he stages his subject with just the right touch. Whether classic for ads or wilder for editorials, Samuli looks behind the facade with his camera... His multifaceted Portfolio – from fashion to beauty and even portrait – also convinced the GoSeeAWARDS jurors, who chose him as a finalist in the SCREENINGS category & …22.09.2016 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // 27 items in this article // SHOW article
The fashion & beauty photographer and Creative Director, who presently resides in Berlin and produces throughout Europe, realized beauty motifs for the Finnish market laucnh of the cosmetics brand CIEN COSMETICS from the supermarket chain LIDL. In front of Samuli's camera stood Finnish beauty Kirsi Pyrhönen from Brand Model Mgmt. The agency was FOLK Finland. For INSTYLE CZ, Samuli photographed a beauty special with charming Adriana Mockovciakova. The glamorous make-up from MAC, DIOR …14.09.2016 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // 7 items in this article // SHOW article
Adriáánka Mockovčiaková for InStyle Czech Republic Magazine October 2016 Issue. Photography by Samuli Karala, Makeup by Ivana Tokárska, Model Adriáánka Mockovčiaková, Beauty Editor Zdenka Tomis, Editor in Chief Karolína Otevřelová, Producer Filip Jägr, Retouching by Stephanie Winger, Photographer's Assistant Andre Pozusis.14.09.2016 // ADD blog TO MY GOSEE // 5 items in this blog // SHOW blog
Supermarket chain and global player LIDL is launching their CIEN cosmetics line in Finland. The campaign was designed by advertising agency Folk Finland and produced by OTTO Production Helsinki. GoSee !24.08.2016 // ADD blog TO MY GOSEE // 3 items in this blog // SHOW blog
Three thousand of meters of runway. Seven designers from two continents. One fashion show. Match Made in HEL took the impossible and made it possible... On 24 May, 2016, seven designers from Asia and Europe came together for a happening unlike any other – a fashion show on an airport runway. The key motif of the campaign was shot by GoSee's new entry: Finnish fashion & beauty photographer Samuli Karala. Samuli produced the campaign as commissioned by Mirum Helsinki for Finnair & …27.07.2016 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // 2 items in this article // SHOW article
A men's fashion editorial with Bryton Munn by Storm Model Management, London, was photographed by Samuli KARALA for L’Officiel Hommes Hellas. Styling was in the hands of Cristina Planelles, with make-up by Ellen Walge and hair by Fidel Fernández.27.07.2016 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // 6 items in this article // SHOW article