Photography is an art, isn’t it? In general, anyone can pick up a camera and take shots of anything. Some may come out good while others will come out shoddy. But when it comes to taking professional shots, it’s not a walk in the park. It requires special knowledge, knack as well as experience to end up shooting classic, arresting, and meaningful images. Photography has a variety of genres including product photography, portrait photography, real estate photography, fashion photography, photojournalism, sports photography, aerial photography, and many more. Every photographer, however, can’t be accomplished in all these types of photography. Different photographers choose to specialize in different ones.
Among all types of photography, product and fashion photography are the most sought-after ones. This is because they are concerned with our daily life activities. No matter whether the images are of electronics, apparel, utensils, or jewelry, all come under product photography. However, fashion photography mainly includes clothing but it also includes other fashion items like smartphones, mobiles, watches, etc.
When we talk about global brands, some companies deal in products having entity, that is, physical existence. Again, there are others dealing in services that are just abstract. When we talk about snapping, surely, the objects must have material existence. The companies dealing in products and having brand value always look to hire professional, deft, and seasoned photographers to shoot their products. Even service-based companies also make use of photography showcasing their works and other ways. They remain obsessed to make use of these well-crafted photos for promotional purposes.
We will now introduce you to some of the eminent photographers who are either working or have already worked for various US-based global brands.
Accustomed to a digital studio environment, John Ulmer is a deft and seasoned photographer. He offers artistic and expressive photography, customized to each client. He comprehends the needs of each client and accomplishes his project accordingly. He not only possesses experience but also creative abilities. And with these creative abilities, he translates the images seen with eyesight to the ones captured by the camera. John Ulmer has been working for Amazon for almost 5 years and is still involved with this noted brand.
Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-ulmer-83b27528/
Personal Website: http://www.john-ulmer.com/
The man who is behind a plethora of amazing images of Apple’s iPhone and iPad is Peter Belanger. Belanger kicked off his career as a freelance photographer working for agencies that had Apple accounts. Many of the designers and producers working for these agencies got involved with Apple internally and asked Belanger continuously to snap product photos. He is a perfectionist and undergoes an intricate process to get perfect shots. As a matter of fact, he collaborates with the company’s art directors to position the products properly prior to shooting.
Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-belanger-8a254a/
Personal Website: http://www.peterbelanger.com/
Lizzy Sullivan, a Chilean born photographer, initiated her career as an intern for the 20×24 Polaroid studio, the Pace MacGill Gallery, and with artist and photographer Chuck Close and Mary Ellen Mark. She has worked for NYC fashion designers, musical acts, corporate brands such as Nike, Dell and CoverGirl, and magazines such as Timeout NY, TV Guide, and BlackBook. She spent more than 15 years at the New York post capturing the city’s breaking news and fashion features. Soon after that, she became the cornerstone of the press box during NYC fashion week.
Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizzysullivan/
Personal Website: https://lizzysullivan.com/
Jackie Teeple, a photographer based in Los Angeles, with over 15 years of experience has worked in various global brands. She owns an entertainment, family, leisure, and real estate photography company “Two-Eight Photography”. She has a BA in professional photography and has working experience at various portrait studios, professionals, musicians, families, pets, and entertainers throughout the Los Angeles and Orange County areas. She has also worked for the American multinational mass media and conglomerate The Walt Disney as a Photo Pass photographer.
Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackie-teeple-69720510/
Personal Website: https://two-eightphotography.com/
Another Seattle-based photographer, Connor Surdi collaborates with the Starbucks stories team and shoots for Starbucks Reserve. He specializes in editorial, commercial, and lifestyle photography but also showcases his talent by shooting anything that grabs his attention. Apart from working for Starbucks full-time, he is also working for Adidas Creators Network covering the Seattle Sounders and MLS league-wide projects and campaigns. In addition, he is also involved with Sony Alpha Collective Ambassador Program and continues to collaborate on different projects with Sony.
Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/connorsurdi/
Personal Website: https://www.connorsurdi.com/
He is a photographer based out of Rochester, New York and is an emerging photographer. He is pursuing digital photography to build his career. He is a dedicated photographer and passionate about the work he develops. He maintains stiff work ethics towards his photography project. He is a proactive, detail-oriented, and focused on his photography. He is a perfectionist in the case of composition right from the techniques with the camera all the way to retouching the images for the final output. He has a command over different genres of photography including automobile, sports, fashion, portrait, landscape, etc. He is working for the Porsche automobile brand currently.
Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/evano-gucciardo-03b47a69/
Personal Website: https://www.evogphotography.com/
Editorial and fine art photographer, New York-based Kyle Hislip mainly focuses people in his work including the people facing challenges from being on the autism spectrum. He is now completing a book project titled “The Human Spectrum: Coming of Age with Autism.” Kyle snapped many advertising photographs for Macy’s department store. He was also an assistant photographer at studios of New York City shooters and Darrin Haddad and Vis Vitae studio. He is currently working for the RR Donnelley, an American communications company.
Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyle-hislip-6a05a73/
Personal Website: https://www.kylehislip.com/street/
We have introduced you with 7 US-based professional photographers working for various international conglomerates and brands. We have shed light on their profiles- right from their origins, education, skills, experience, achievements, lifestyles, etc. We wouldn’t claim that they are second to none in the field of photography but surely they are one of the leading photographers in the USA.
If you need photography services for your business in the USA, you can contact them through their Linkedin Profile or personal website if available. Some of these photographers we listed above are also adept in other genres of photography such as family photography, fashion photography, real estate photography, and many more.
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