Ricky Kluge (klü-gē) is a photographer based in Chicago, USA specializing in portrait, product, athletics, lifestyle, & commercial imagery. Capturing photos for thousands of people from around the world and working with top brands across the United States to help build their visual identities.
When potential customers come to your website to evaluate the quality of your company's work, what kind of response do you want them to have? Why not strive to make a lasting impression? Expert commercial photography can enhance your brand's visual identity and set you apart from competitors. Whether showcasing office interiors, your team, or intricate industrial processes, we can help you create photography that will play a crucial role in the long-term growth of your business.
Geoff Wood is not satisfied.
Don’t misinterpret that; he’s happy. He loves life with his talented and beautiful wife Regan, being a father to an amazingly creative little girl named Gibson and adventurous riot named Crosby, and shooting photography. He’s just not satisfied.
There’s too much adventure out there. Too many incredible people to work with. Too many ideas, too many projects, too much beauty to experience.
Geoff’s plan to get satisfied is to dive headfirst into life behind the lens. He’s hanging off the side of the boat, pouring metal filings into old cameras to see what happens, and whenever possible taking the whole thing underwater. He’s getting to know each person, giving his all for each job, and using ten years of design experience to compose the shot you’re looking for.
At the end of his life he hopes to look around with satisfaction at a close family and deep friendships, with the scars and shots that show the adventure.
Geoff has collaborated with such clients as Garden and Gun, Our State, Wrangler, Qalo, Baldwin&, Pace Comm, Duke Energy, Electricities, Ketchum, French West Vaughan, MicroMass Comm and ESPN to name a few. As well as picked up Gold, Silver and Best in Show Addy awards.
I'm a Detroit based photographer interested in digging into everyday situations and coming out with compelling stories. I love visually showcasing the world in the most objective and truthful way possible, while retaining a tinge of optimism and humor. Photography has allowed me to travel extensively: studying in Paris at Spéos Photographic Institute, photographing wind turbine technicians in Oregon for Siemens Wind Power, and spending half of 2013 in Lagos, Nigeria working with The African Artists' Foundation and LagosPhoto. I am available for hire for editorial, portrait, and reportage work.
Willie is an award-winning photographer based in Denver, Colorado. His past lives were spent growing up in Wyoming and working as an art director in New York City. He prefers bios to be in third person.
I’m an outdoor lifestyle photographer, a father (two kids, a dog, and two cats!), husband, outdoor explorer, and adventurer. It all keeps me pretty busy. Sometimes I’m asked what I do in my spare time. Spare time??! But in reality, when I do get free time, I’m usually taking photos. I feel incredibly fortunate to have my passion as my career.
I see pictures everywhere I go. And that's what makes life so interesting."
After college, I was hired as a staff photography assistant. I learned so much assisting other photographers those first few years, and later as a retail product photographer. I quickly realized I loved the pace of photographing people. I began to show my book around, and started getting commercial assignments. I specialize in lifestyle and portrait photography as well as directing motion. I make polished, authentic pictures that viewers relate to. I like shooting people, and I like collaborating with my subjects and other creative minds. No matter who it is or what it's for, I find a person's essence…through his or her environment, an expression or attitude, or anything else I see. I help set the tone to get the right image…whether that's speaking up or shutting up. Many variables affect the outcome of a photograph; my job is to help shape them. "Generations after me will be able to see exactly what I saw. I like knowing that." Today, I'm still keen on learning new things about my craft…whether that's video, audio or new gear. I still lug around the same camera bag I won at a photography workshop 26 years ago. I live in St. Paul, Minnesota with my wife and three children.
My relationship with photography dates to elementary school when my family moved into a house with a darkroom. I spent most of my childhood there. In junior high I happed upon Cheryl Tiegs modeling for a shoot in Washington Square. I poached some frames. The pics scored me the job of photo editor of our high school newspaper. This was my big break because my then-classmate Jimmy Hirsch went on to be a staff writer for the New York Times. He somehow talked them into giving me an actual assignment. It went well and they gave me a couple more. It was official. I could legitimately say I shot for the New York Times. That was 1986.
A couple thousand assignments later, I have begrudgingly lived through the transition from film to digital. As a reprieve, I have adopted a forgotten photographic process, the photogravure, and am diving deeply into its preservation. My wife, Hilary, whose patience, maturity and wisdom netted us three now-grown children is so supportive of my photogravure obsession that even when she can’t sleep, she asks about it…
Born in 1980, I came to photography in my early twenties, after a journalism school. Very quickly, I couldn't go out without my camera. Portrait came naturally and today, it's my main way of meeting the world. I love to establish a real bond and deliver strong images.
Former editor in chief of a national magazine in France for 15 years, I am well aware of the needs of editorial clients.
With other activities today such as retoucher and print producer, I also know a lot about high-end photo standards.
I am also always willing to listen to the brief carefully and to deliver the images on time. I would love to work with you !
Nate Ryan is an editorial and commercial photographer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His work is driven by a deep curiosity about the world around him and his desire to learn, and he finds joy in the surprising doors that only a camera can open.
For 10 years Nate was the staff photographer for 89.3 The Current at Minnesota Public Radio, where he photographed and filmed some of the nation’s most popular musicians. With a degree in Geology and Studio Art from Carleton College, Nate brings a diverse range of knowledge to his projects.
Keeping things easygoing is the goal – Nate specializes in portraying real people in inspiring ways. He loves to infuse advertising projects with the same depth and personality as he does with his documentary photojournalism and portrait work.
Otherwsie you’ll likely find Nate out on a bike on a trail or road around the Twin Cities.
McKinsey, a lifestyle and commercial photographer from the Midwest, has been establishing herself as a part of the Los Angeles artists community over the last five years. To McKinsey, a camera is a vessel that communicates energy, experience and fleeting feelings of particular moments in time.
Her focus for the last seven years has been on producing and photographing authentic, creative stock images for major commercial & stock agencies. Stock images produced and shot by McKinsey have been spotted around the globe from billboards in Russia, Brazil, and Hollywood to in-flight magazines across Asia. Her work has been featured in well-known mediums such as Men's Health Magazine and Vogue.
Inspired by unconventional, raw beauty, McKinsey uses photography as a form of activism to pursue her passion for a better world.
Based in Los Angeles, California
English, French, Spanish
Justin L. Stewart is an independent visual journalist from Jackson Hole, Wyoming who is currently based in Los Angeles, California. Justin earned his Master of Arts in Journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. He enjoys working on projects that require both his cinematography and photography skills. He is also a skilled editor.
Justin likes to document sports, everyday life, breaking news, politics, and relevant social matters. He works for NGO's, newspapers, documentary productions, and other clients in need of documentary work.
Traveling throughout the southeast, Dan Anderson has spent the past 19 years finding unique images to deliver to clients in a variety of situations. Chasing a hurricane across state lines while editing and sending images from the cab of his truck or creating promotional stills on feature film sets, long days of shooting with early mornings and late nights are not unfamiliar to him. Dan’s pictures have earned him the respect of editors and art directors along with publication on the front pages of national newspapers to billboard displays for upcoming motion pictures.
Dan Anderson has worked for The European PressPhoto Agency, New York Times, ESPN.com, Thompson Reuters and Agence France-Press. His work has been published in MSNBC.com, Newsweek, SI.com, The New York Daily News, CNN.com, and The Wall Street Journal.
Dan has also used his camera to help tell the stories of such companies as ThyssenKrupp Steel USA, Alabama Power, Mobile Airport Authority, Mitchell Cancer Institute and Walgreens.
Based in Aarhus, Denmark
Danish, English, German, Swedish
Morten Koldby is a commercial corporate, portrait, & animal photographer based in Denmark. Morten has travelled most of the world with his work and is equally at home shooting in the studio as on remote locations.
Current & former clients include Adweek Magazine, Wall Street Journal, World Wildlife Foundation, AKQA, Siemens, Colorado University, VOLA, Munthe, Norlys, Makeable, Aarhus University, Associated Press, TDC, Kunde & Co, KMD, Patagonia, IBM & Zenvo Automotive.
Iain Bagwell, Victor Protasio (Bagwell + Protasio)
Based in Atlanta, Georgia
Iain Bagwell & Victor Protasio are 2 food photography nerds pushing each other off the ledge every day. We live, love & breathe food photography.
Iain & Victor used to work together, then an opportunity to run one of the country’s biggest food studio’s took Iain into the corporate world for a number of years, but Iain & Victor always yearned to work together again. The seed was planted early in 2019 & since they’ve been reunited they’ve been reimagining the way food photography and motion is approached & shot. With their uncompromising desire to always push forward, these 2 create compelling images & memorable shoots.
With a contact list as deep & developed as anyone’s Iain & Victor collaborate with the best prop & food stylists out there. They are always looking at new talent & trends and are always ready to embrace the unconventional.
Graduating from Brooks Institute of Photography, Adam Murphy spent almost a decade in Los Angeles, California working as an assistant and digital technician. After studying under many of the top professionals in the industry, Adam set out to create his own work.
He now lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with his wife and son and shoots for a wide variety of clients. Adam is known for his easy going attitude and his ability to create a relaxed professional working environment.
I’m a Boston photographer and director – a first generation Chinese-American, an eldest daughter, and a big sister to my brother with Autism.
My portrait and lifestyle work tells colorful, joyful, and emotion-evoking stories for commercial brands. I have a passion for showcasing companies and individuals that are moving the needle, breaking ceilings, and accomplishing the unthinkable.
After graduating with a degree in finance and computer science, I started my career as a management consultant. I then took the biggest risk of my life and went for full time into photography. It’s been eleven years, and I cannot imagine doing anything that would make me happier.
I’m a commercial photographer, maker, storyteller, and dog enthusiast based in the mountains near Vancouver, BC. I work with brands and agencies to create images of real people doing real things.
With 10 years of freelance photography experience under my belt, I’ve built a diverse portfolio of story-driven projects for clients across North America. My style bridges the gap between advertising and editorial photography. I’m easy to work with, and love to collaborate with other creatives on set.
Send me a message and/or a picture of your dog, I’d love to chat.
Chris is a country boy at heart, was born and raised in the woods of Maine, has a degree in photography from RIT, once worked on the Appalachian Trail and lived in a tent for six months as a backcountry ranger, enjoys cycling and disappears during the month of July for the Tour de France, loves music and thinks he knows how to play the guitar. He believes the key to happiness is directly correlated to the number of adventures one has.
My work spans many different genres – from shooting people to focusing on things we wear, the things we eat, to the places we live, to the things we love, and the things we crave. I love to capture it all. People ask me to help them tell stories through a lens. I can do that – I love it.
Arran Cross and Fern Merrills are the photographers and directors behind UK-based creative studio, Department Two.
A husband and wife team with almost twenty years of shared experience, they direct and produce photography and video for brands across a range of markets including fashion, interiors, lifestyle, travel and manufacturing.
Their clients share a passion for quality and imagination, and demand creative work that celebrates that.