Jean-Baptiste Millot was born into a family of musicians in 1967, he lives and works in Paris.
He has been passionate about photography since he was a teenager.
For twenty years, he worked as a black and white shooter in Parisian photographic laboratories, notably for Marc Riboud, Peter Lindberg, Willy Ronis, Werner Bischoff, Franck Horvat, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, while continuing to take photos of musicians and of actors.
Since 2008, he has been working as a photographer with Qobuz, Harmondia mundi, Universal, Laborie, JazzVillage, Jazz Magazine and others…
Regularly, his photos are exhibited. The latest dates back to the summer of 2013, in Paris as part of the Classique au Vert Festival, and in February 2016, in Orléans, as part of the 12th International Piano Competition of Orleans.
For “The literary re-entry” 2013, Gallimard editions called on him to produce the series of portraits of the authors.
In 2015, he produced a series of portraits of the founding fathers of high fidelity in France, a tribute book written by Jean-Marie Hubert.
Since 2017, Jean-Baptiste Millot has participated in the adventure of the magazine IL (e) S, the first photojournalism magazine devoted to the Ponant Islands.