"Hello! Canada contributing photographer George Pimental was at
Buckingham Palace for the iconic balcony kisses. 'It was the most elegant event
I've ever photographed. It surpassed the Oscars and Cannes. The energy was
— Hello! Royal Wedding Special Keepsake Edition (Read More)
"Yes, dear readers, it's time for the annual FWT coverage of all that
glitters — or not — at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's
Golden Globe Awards, at the Beverly Hilton hotel. The red carpet at the 61st annual
event gave way to pink, white, gold and black..."
— "Flare Was There @ The Golden Globes", Flare (photos by George), Mar 1, 2011 (Read More)
"Glitz! Glamour! Gwyneth! Photographer George Pimentel finds little
golden men — and a slightly bigger Bieber — at the Vanity Fair Oscar
Party on Sunday..."
— National Post, Mar 1, 2011 (Read More)
"Strapless gowns, embellished bodices and fishtail hems dazzled on the
red carpet, but love took centre stage at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards, the annual
gala honouring the best in film and television..."
— Hello! Golden Globes 2012 coverage with photos by George (Read More)
"Each year, the Golden Globe Awards kick off the red-carpet award
season with supreme glamour — and this year's ceremony proved no exception,
as the crème de la crème of the film and television world arrived in
shimmering gowns and stylish tuxedos to light up the night with their star
— Hello! Golden Globes 2011 coverage with photos by George (Read More)
"Look just next to the red carpet at any major celebrity event, and
you'll see photographer George Pimentel. For more than 15 years, he's been shooting
the world's most celebrated stars at major events, from film festivals and award
shows to fashion galas and movie premieres..."
— Motorola ad (Read More)
"It was a mad crush recently at the Avenue Bar inside the Four Seasons
Hotel Toronto for the launch of Hello! Hollywood, a retrospective of the
work of Canada's own celebrity photographer, George Pimentel..."
— "One smooth clicker" by Amoryn Engel, National Post, Sep 12, 2009 (Read More)
"For George Pimentel, Hollywood is pure magic — and the celebrated
photographer has spent the past 15 years trying to capture that magic and share it
with the world. 'When I started doing this work, I was just a fan,' the
42-year-old tells Hello! Canada. 'There was no money involved and my photos didn't
even get published. It was just about the joy of getting that perfect picture for
— "The Man Behind the Camera" (Hello! Hollywood, part 1), Hello! Canada (Read More)
"'In Hollywood, for many, you're here today and gone tomorrow,' remarks
Canadian photographer George Pimentel, who has snapped the globe's hottest
celebrities for more than 15 years. 'But some stars stand the test of time.
There's a class of icons that age gracefully...'"
— "Aging Gracefully" (Hello! Hollywood, part 2), Hello! Canada (Read More)
"'Getting an extraordinary picture is all about being close to the
star and capturing a moment,' explains celebrity photographer George Pimentel.
'It's about knowing how to create a certain energy. It feels very
— "The Million Dollar Shot" (Hello! Hollywood, part 3), Hello! Canada (Read More)
"TORONTO, August 28, 2006 — As stars like Cate Blanchett, Penelope
Cruz, Tom Hanks and Dustin Hoffman prepare to descend on Toronto for the 31st
annual Toronto International Film Festival this September, visitors and locals
alike can get a true taste of the red carpet at Roots, 100 Bloor..."
— Press Release: Celebrity Photo Retrospective by Photographer George Pimentel Unveiled for 2006 Toronto International Film Festival (Read More)
"Hollywood celebs love to pose for him, the tabloids love to publish
him, and he always gets the best spot on the red carpet. But photographer George
Pimentel doesn't want to be just another paparazzo. He wants to be the next Diane
— "Shooting Stars" by Katrina Onstad, Toronto Life, Sep 2005 (Read More)
"George Pimentel is meeting me for breakfast at the Hotel
Intercontinental at 9 a.m. Or so I thought. At 9:02, as I'm waiting in the lobby,
I get a call on my cell. "I'm sorry I'm late. I'll be there in a minute," he
— "Make it snappy" by Rebecca Eckler, National Post, Sep 16, 2004 (Read More)