is a photographer specializing in architecture, interiors and still lives and is based in New York City and the Hudson Valley.
Mottalini’s atmospheric (a.k.a. moody) architectural and still life photographs have been widely published/commissioned and exhibited (NY Times, August Journal, Apple, Commes des Garcons, Casper, Airbnb Magazine, Fortuny, AD, Elle Decor, Casa Vogue, Phillip Lim, Eileen Fisher, New York, Openhouse, Upstate Diary, etc.). Much of his work deals with the photographic preservation of architecture and its place in the American landscape.
Mottalini's first book was the critically acclaimed, After You Left/They Took It Apart. Most recently, he photographed almost the entire new issue of August Journal, as well as special projects about Hawaiian Modernism and a new book project about the George Nakashima family compound in Pennsylvania. He splits his time between Brooklyn and the Hudson Valley with his family and Burger the giant Corgi.
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