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Estevan Oriol
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Estevan Oriol is an internationally celebrated professional photographer, director and urban lifestyle cinematographer & entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, California.

Beyond the Streets



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Sabot T.V.

Hammond x Kingstar Tattoo

@ Bangkok, Thailand


DJX with DeSean Jackson

@ Long Beach Polytechnic High School

Sabot Racing



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VICE x Nike Cortez

If The Shoe Fits


Sabot Racing

LOWRIDER x Kurakawa Hydrolics Shop

Sabot Racing

Baja 1000: 50th Anniversary


LA Originals

Documentary (Trailer)

Twentieth Century Fox

‘Machete’ Star Danny Trejo

Short Doc


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Short Doc

Meet Estevan Oriol

Estevan Oriol is an internationally celebrated professional photographer, director & urban lifestyle entrepreneur. Beginning his career as a hip-hop club bouncer turned tour manager for popular Los Angeles-based rap groups Cypress Hill and House of Pain, Estevan’s passion for photography developed while traveling the world. With an influential nudge and old camera from his father, renowned photographer Eriberto Oriol, Estevan began documenting life on the road and established a name for himself amid the emerging hip-hop scene.

Nearly 20 years later, Oriol’s extensive portfolio juxtaposes the glamorous and gritty planes of LA culture, featuring portraits of famous athletes, artists, celebrities & musicians as well as Latino, urban, gang, and tattoo culture lifestyles. He has photographed Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Dennis Hopper, Ryan Gosling, Chloe Moretz, Marissa Miller, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Floyd Mayweather, and others. He has also produced shoots for internationally-acclaimed photographers such as Ellen von Unwerth for Sang Bleu and Luca Babini for GQ Italy.

In addition to shooting campaigns for companies including Cadillac, Nike & Rockford Fosgate and directing new media projects for My Cadillac Stories, MetroPCS, MTV and Apple, Estevan has designed album covers and/or directed music videos for artists including Eminem, Cypress Hill, Blink 182, Snoop Dogg and Xzibit.

His work has been showcased in select galleries & institutions — such as Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives, Mesa Contemporary Art Center, Petersen Automotive Museum and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles’ Art in the Streets exhibit — concluding with a best-selling books of his work: LA Woman, L.A. Portraits, and This Is Los Angeles capturing the dangerous gangsters, Lowriders, Musicians, Celebrities, L.A. Lifestyle and alluring beauty of women shot in his uniquely provocative and raw style. His photography has been featured in Complex, FHM, Juxtapoz, GQ, Vibe, Rolling Stone and other publications, with appearances on popular television shows such as, CNN’s Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and Street Food with Roy Choi, HBO’s Entourage and Last Call with Carson Daly.

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