Michele Gastl was born in 1967 in Milan. Thanks to his Austrian background and German School Education, he has been always eager to explore the world, to grow personally and professionally.
After becoming one of the best young photographer in Milan, he moved to New York for four years, gaining a lot of experience and perspective. In the past years he has dedicated himself almost exclusively to still life photography, becoming one of the most appreciated commercial still life photographers in Italy.
He shoots with the same ease and passion celebrated ad campaigns and elegant catalogues, as well as creative editorials for leading magazines. His clients ranges from Gucci, Acqua di Parma, Ferrè, Atkinsons, L’Oreal, Blue Lagoon (cosmetics and perfumes), Valentino, Ferragamo, Montblanc, Breil (watches), Ferrero, Ferrarelle, Barilla (food) and Loro Piana, Etro, Kiton (clothes and accessories). Giving a unique sense of preciousness to everyday objects through his images, Michele pursues, reveals and appreciates the beauty of life.