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Marcelo Cantu is a photographer who was born in 1992 and specializes in portraiture, fashion and conceptual photography. He has graduated from the Parsons School of Design in New York. With each stunning image, Marcelo gives free rein to his curiosity by experimenting, leaving any project he graces with a touch of ingenuity. He is aiming to revive the momentum in the beauty and fashion industry by blazing the trail of uncharted territory.

March/April 2015 Edit

In March/April 2015, Kylie Jenner worked with Marcelo for the first time and their photoshoot received a huge backlash. He clearly played with the colors throughout, as Kylie appears to have pale blue eyes, magenta hair, and dark, glittery skin. "What I wish I looked like all the time," Kylie captioned one of the pics on her Instagram. To some, Kylie she to be wearing blackfacea term referring to the stage makeup that white people wore to portray black people for decades in minstrel shows in the United States. Blackface has a long and painful significance throughout American history, so to use the look for an artistic decision is to court controversy. Later, she deleted the photos and apologized by revealing that they just used a black light and neon lights.

November 2016 Edit

In November 2016, Marcelo shot the promotinal campaign for the Kylie Lip Kit's Koko Kollection featuring Khloé Kardashian.

2016 Edit

An unknown photo of Kylie Jenner taken by Marcelo emerged online in 2016.