Carol Reber

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and DTC Officer
The Duckhorn Portfolio

Dan Mills is an exceptional photographer. For more than a decade, Dan’s work has been the visual bedrock for nearly all of our winery brands. We have collaborated on a wide range of projects from solo bottle and beauty shots, to visually stunning holiday catalogues, to live webcasts, to video. Dan is a true pro, surrounds himself with many talented professionals in the space (prop stylists, etc.) and a go-to for wine & culinary visual assets.

Marianne Agnew

Creative Director, Magnum Wine Design 

Having lived and worked for most of my life in the Napa Valley, designing wine labels and wine & food print, I remember the first time I noticed the magical garden—like a stage set—right off Highway 29. Within weeks my client suggested that we start shooting there with Dan Mills, a new photographer in town. From the first simple shots, a powerful collaboration was born as we designed and produced a signature look that would showcase our mutual client for 20 years. Creative, precise, and up for anything, Dan became my go-to photographer, and I feel I did my best work with him on set. 

Dan has made another magical garden at his new, historic location in Petaluma, and filled his hip new studio with equal parts creature comforts and up-to-the-nanosecond technology. For his mad skills, personal style, and intellectual curiosity that fuels his creative spark, I highly recommend working with photographer and videographer Dan Mills. 

Oscar Mulder

Principal , Mulder Design

I’ve been working with Dan for the past 15 years and can sincerely say that his creative vision is unparalleled across the industry. His ability to take a concept and push it and conceptualize is remarkable.I admire his creative approach and sense of light, it makes it very rewarding to collaborate. His equipment is top-notch and his studio is inspiring and a joy to visit. There’s no one else I’d rather work with!  

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