Carlos Serrao is an American photographer. He has photographed advertising campaigns for Nike, Speedo, Adidas, Puma, Reebok, Victoria’s Secret, Lexus, Gap, Visa, Gatorade, and AT&T among many others. His major advertising work began with Nike’s Speed Campaign for the 2004 Athens Olympics, shooting 37 global athletes and resulting in the book The Beauty of Speed. He followed that successful campaign with other Nike global campaigns for 2006 World Cup Football and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. His current work adds numerous fashion projects for clients including Esquire, GQ, V Magazine and VMan Magazine. In 2008 he co-founded Departamento, a filmmaking collaborative which includes other filmmakers and photographers and has created video content for Nike, Speedo, FM Global, Lexus, Esquire, GQ, V Magazine, VMan Magazine, ESPN, AT&T, and Victoria’s Secret.
Serrao has shot many celebrities and professional athletes including Jack Nicholson, Josh Brolin, John Krasinski, Brooklyn Decker, Vanessa Paradis, Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Adrian Peterson, Tim Tebow, Lance Armstrong, Michael Phelps, Natalie Coughlin, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Roger Federer, and Cristiano Ronaldo.