specializes in photographing architecture, interiors and still lives and is based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Mottalini’s atmospheric architectural and still life photographs have been widely published/commissioned and exhibited (T Magazine, NY Times, August Journal, Apple, Comme des Garcons, Casper, Arch Digest, Casa Vogue, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Airbnb Magazine, Fortuny, Elle Decor, 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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