Axel Fassio possesses an original vision with an acute aesthetic sense, specializing in shooting reportage photojournalism, portrait photography, travel and landscape imagery. His photography has been the focus of several exhibitions and features regularly in a wide variety of international travel, corporate and editorial magazines, retail books and newspapers.
Axel Fassio possesses an original vision with an acute aesthetic sense, specializing in shooting travel, reportage, landscape and architectural imagery. His award winning photography has been the focus of several exhibitions and features regularly in a wide range of international magazines, guides and newspapers.
Born in Paris in 1972, at the age of fifteen Axel had already lived in Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America and fluently spoke six languages. He has spent the last decade living, working and shooting in Sri Lanka, Argentina, Mali, Cambodia, Libya, India, Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia, Peru, Kenya and for many years has been a regular photographer for ngo and travel industry clients.
Axel’s photography reflects a distinct vision and style; his photos narrate stories, illustrate concepts and revel in the sheer beauty of one moment. At present based in Nairobi, Kenya, Axel is available for worldwide assignments.
2013 – PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris:
1° prize – fine art category.
2° prize – book category.
3 Mentions of Honor.
2013/2011 – IPA International Photographic Awards:
3° prize – architecture category.
22 Mentions of Honor.
2013/2011 – Worldwide Photography Gala Awards:
Photographer of the Year 2013 – architecture category.
2 Honorable Mentions – annual WPGA contest.
1° prize + 3° prize – midterm contests.
2013 – International Fine Art Photography Award:
Juror Award of Merit.
2013/2011 – Photography Masters Cup:
2 Mentions of Honor.
2011 – Art of Photography Show:
Selected by Anne Lyden, curator at J. Paul Getty Museum.
2011 – International Loupe Awards:
2 Bronze Awards