Sandro Miller portrait

Sandro Miller

Photography

February 28, 2015

Sandro Miller is an American fine art and commercial photographer. He has been photographing people for over thirty years. He became interested in photography at the age of sixteen upon seeing the work of Irving Penn and has since devoted his life to creating expressive images. With numerous award-winning campaigns to his credit, Sandro is one of today’s foremost photographers. He has photographed many national advertising campaigns for a long list of clients including: Allstate Insurance, American Express, Anheuser-Busch, BMW, Dove, Gatorade, Coca-Cola, Honda, Pepsi, Milk, Nikon, Microsoft, Miller/Coors, Motorola, Samsung, Nike, Adidas, Pony, UPS, Champion, and the US Army. Sandro's editorial work has been featured in The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, Time, Forbes, Wired, Communication Arts, New York Magazine, and ESPN Magazine.

Sandro has seven books to his credit and his work has been exhibited worldwide. Sandro has contributed his talents to charitable organizations by creating campaigns soliciting contributions for such organizations as the American Heart Association, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Milwaukee, Arts for Life, Dance for Life and AIDS Chicago.

At the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in July 2011, Sandro was acknowledged with a Saatchi & Saatchi Best New Director Award for his short video 'Butterflies' featuring John Malkovich.

For the past five years, in juried competition within the industry, Sandro has been voted one of the top 200 advertising photographers in the world.

In 2013 and 2014 Sandro re-created 41 photographs paying homage to the world’s greatest photographers in a project titled Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich, Homage to Photographic Masters", using John Malkovich as the subject in each image.

On November 2, 2014, in Carnegie Hall, the Lucie Foundation honored Sandro with the “International Photographer of the Year Award” for his achievements in photography.

Sandro Miller lives and works in Chicago, IL.