Marco Grob


photographed by tara riceBorn in Olten, Switzerland, Marco started his career as a photographer’s assistant in Los Angeles. After his return to Switzerland, he opened his first studio and worked as a still life photographer. In 2003, he decided to change his career towards portrait and fashion photography. Since then, he has photographed celebrities such as us presidents Obama, Clinton and George w. Bush,  George Clooney, Leonardo Dicaprio, Jeff Bridges, Colin Firth, Sandra Bullock, Steve Jobs, Buzz Aaldrin, Hillary Clinton, David Lynch, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Robert Plant, Sir Elton John, Daniel Day Lewis, and Pink, just to name a few. He worked for magazines like Time, National Geographic, Interview, New York Magazine, Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Elle, Cosmopolitan and Das Zeit Magazin. His advertising clients are the Walt Disney Studios, Warner Brothers, Tag Heuer, Adidas, BBC, Nike, ARD and Louis Vuitton.

He realized several film project's including - "Beyond 9/11" and "Voices of 9/11" , for Time Magazine, HBO and CNN. " Moments with Patti "(with Patti Smith) for Time Magazine. "Mine Action" (United Nations) "Risk Takers" (National Geographic Magazine) and Unicef.

Marco’s work earned him numerous awards, topped with an Emmy Award in 2012 and the prestigious Hasselblad master in 2007. 

Since 2010, Marco serves as an " International advocate against land mines" for the United Nations land mine action service (Unmas).