For over 30 years Rico Mandel has been creating commercial and fine art imagery for a variety of agency and corporate clients such as, BF Goodrich, T-Mobile, Toyota, Loews and Hilton. He specializes in Food, Industrial and Lifestyle imagery.
This review sums it all up: “Rico is a true creative professional with a unique perspective that he tapers to match his client's vision. He is dedicated to capturing the essence of a brand, service, or product in order to create a full experience through a single photo.” - Zarina Zertuche Marketing Director, Hilton Universal
His familiarity with the web, video and the digital realm give him a unique perspective to the way he works with his clients. His work has been featured at Photo LA, The Duncan Miller Gallery, Paris Photo Fever and Photo Independent. He'e been featured in Photo District News and Silvershotz.
Since the age of 8, when he developed his first roll of film, he has had a passion for photography and an extreme curiosity for how things work including a passion for fine food. He is also a trained chef with a degree from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena, CA.