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Daniel Sannwald


Daniel Sannwald is an image maker with a hyperreal and haunting aesthetic. His signature style relies on stark compositions of colour and darkness. An early protege of Nicola Formichetti, Daniel made his name in fashion and music photography. He was part of the launch of Dazed Beauty in 2018 and is a regular contributor to British Vogue, Dazed, i-D, Arena Homme + and Pop. Daniel has photographed campaigns for Stella McCartney, Nike, adidas and Hugo Boss, as well as iconic album artwork for M.I.A., Miguel and Kelela. Daniel made a seamless transition into video, creating standout visuals for some of the most influential names in the music and fashion industries. His subjects include Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Travis Scott and Pharell. In 2019, he directed ‘Linea Rossa SS19’ for Prada, as well as ‘SP19 Tech Pack’ for Nike. In 2020 Daniel directed ‘Unveiled’ for Flohio and album visuals for Eartheater. Daniel grew up in Munich, Germany, and is an alumnus of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp). “Daniel Sannwald takes spellbinding pictures. An outstanding Image-maker, his visionary techniques are paving the way forward for the next generation of fashion photographers.” i-D Magazine