Steve is a story teller. Whether photographing portraits, live theatre, or events, Steve creates compelling stories through the power of images. Based out of Minnesota, Steve has been in the photography, as well as the film and television industry for over 20 years, where he as won numerous national awards for his documentary filmmaking. His diverse body of work spans across multiple mediums, and his passion for the craft of photography, cinematography, and visual storytelling comes across in all of his projects.
I love taking photos. I also love to tell a story through my images, whether it's live theatre or event photography, or capturing the perfect expression from a portrait shoot. I want to create images that are moment-driven and candid. It's just so much fun!
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
I have photographed portraits, head shots, senior photos, events, and live theatre and dance. I am super easy to work with and very open to feedback. Every photo shoot is a collaborative effort and that comes across in the final images I take.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
I have received numerous national awards for my documentary cinematography and filmmaking, including 5 Emmys, 2 CINE, and a Peabody award. While these aren't specific to photography, they are reflective of my creative talent and my ability as a story teller. I use those skills to help shape my photography, and my photo work has been seen in publications such as Broadway World.
A fun fact about this photographer
I am a native Floridian who traded the sand for the snow, and managed to survive 21 winters. Outside of photography and filmmaking, you can find me as a taxi for my 3 sons while they pursue their passion for the arts.