How To Make Your Own Photographs Cover Worthy


What do these covers have in common? These are just 4 (of the many) of photograper Roberto Ligresti's favorite MODERN covers. Ligresti has the record for having more "hair covers" than any other photographer IN THE WORLD. Based at the Water Street Studio in NYC, Ligresti's work has graced hundreds of magazine covers, including Expert Edge, Estetica, Style Source, SAM, Le Journal, Salon International and Alef; and our sister publications Process, First Chair, Salon Today, Texture, and many more. He has won several NAHA's and is the key photographer for ARTIST SESSION.  When asked why he is MODERN'S "go-to" photog, the answer is easy: because of his sensitivity to hair lighting and the fact that he has such great taste. Models love working with him because they know they will get gorgeous photos to grace their portfolios. Hair, make up and fashion stylists love working with him because he is humble, modest, polite and generous.

Born and raised in Milan, Italy, Ligresti has been producing quality, beautiful work and true art in the US for the past 20 years. (connect with and follow him: or Instagram: @robertolig)

In this PERISCOPE Ligresti shares why these 4 covers are special. He also offers tips on how to make your own photographs cover worthy.

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