Dod Miller grew up in the former Soviet Union, the US and South Africa. He returned to the UK when he was 14 and continued his education in South London. After leaving school, he joined The Hastings Observer and The Sussex Express training as a photographer.
In the mid-1980s, Miller started freelancing for The Times, The Sunday Times and later for The Observer. He joined Network which was a London-based independent, cooperatively-owned picture agency in 1990.
Working primarily in black and white, Miller has covered some of the key events of modern history, as well as cultural and social manifestations that bring communities together. His work is imbued with a sense of theatre, casting light on the cinematic and the uniqueness in our existence. His ability to bring humour into his photography has been widely recognised by national and international magazines and the advertising and design industry.
He has won many world press awards, exhibited at the National Theatre and The Photographers Gallery. He has been awarded two bursaries by The Arts Council and The Photographers Gallery. He has won D&AD’s awards for his advertising and design work and also done a Blue Note album cover!