Miami , FL – The Miami photography community has been deeply saddened by the passing of the revered Chris Costello, known professionally as Slowmotion00. His unexpected demise has left family, friends, and clients in mourning, a loss felt deeply within the photography realm.
Confirmation of Chris Costello’s passing was shared via a heartfelt Facebook post paying tribute to his legacy as a “legendary photographer and person.” His impact extended far beyond his craft, as evidenced by the words: “Rest in peace @slowmotion00, when I had first moved to LA you were one of the first people to welcome me with open arms and took my first viral photos ever.”
The cause of Chris Costello’s passing remains undisclosed at this time, leaving the community mourning the loss of an extraordinary talent.
Chris Costello, an alumnus of the University of Miami, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Film/Cinema/Video Studies, furthering his education at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. His journey into the professional world included an internship at Indie Film Club Miami, showcasing his dedication and skills.
Laquane Bailey posted on Facebook,
“Rest in peace @slowmotion00 a legendary photographer and person!when I had first moved to LA you were one of the first people to welcome me with open arms and took my first viral photos ever!You took amazing images or some amazing people thank you for your impact you won’t be forgotten!Rip Chris Costello”
Venturing into the domains of photography and videography, Costello’s expertise shone during his tenure at USA for FHB, where he documented compelling stories for over two years. He continued to flourish as the Media Director at The Preparation LLC, contributing significantly to NBA Pre Draft Workouts.
Demonstrating his entrepreneurial flair, Costello co-founded HOOPBUS and later contributed immensely as Head of Content, Lead Photographer, and Producer at VeniceBall, LLC, in Los Angeles. His extensive portfolio also included a stint as a Seasonal Team Photographer for the Dallas Mavericks.
Returning to Miami, Chris Costello took on the role of Head Photographer at FlexWork Sports Management, capturing pivotal sports moments, showcasing his commitment and skill.
His diverse experiences in film, photography, and sports management stand as a testament to his passion and dedication within the industry.