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Denis Piel’s influence during the 1980’s was significant, earning him an international reputation for his beauty, fashion and celebrity spreads for magazines including Vogue, Vanity Fair and GQ. In 1985 Denis founded Jupiter films. Exploring his “based in life” signature style he worked with diverse clients: Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Revlon, L'Oréal, Guerlain and Estée Lauder, as well as main stream advertising clients like telecoms, Nescafe, Canada Dry, Shell, amongst others, garnering numerous international awards. In the mid 90’s he made the feature documentary “love is blind”, – a precursor to reality shows – and the beginning of a long exploration of more personal projects in both film and stills, which he continues today. Piel’s photos are in the permanent collection of The Victoria and Albert Museum, London; The Museum of Fine Art, Boston as well as in numerous private collections including BES photo collection and the Antonio Champalimaud collections. His book "denis piel – MOMENTS" published by Rizzoli in September, 2012 His latest project DOWN TO EARTH published in book form Nov 2016. http://www.denispiel.com/index_series.php?main_category_id=1