Commercial Photography

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Jay Adams

“Jay Adams is a San Francisco based fashion and beauty photographer from Richmond, California. His career in photography began on valentines day in 2010 and has been a love affair ever since. — Jay seeks to capture the beauty of the model and wardrobe with every frame. He currently lives in San Francisco where he also works as a retoucher.”

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Brayden Olson

“Based in New York, Brayden specializes in creating genuine, raw and unique moments for brands of all sizes. The main goal of all of our shoots is to provide seamless execution of the creative while allowing for an open and collaborative environment for client, talent and photographer.”

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David Coulson

“Photographer’s today are more than just image makers: they are conduits for brands, messages and ideas; they are social media marketers, publishers and filmmakers; and perhaps most importantly, they are storytellers. These multifaceted roles have both defined and shaped David Coulson's work as a visual storyteller, which combines his practice as a photojournalist with commercial, editorial and corporate photography. ”

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Alain Alaily

“Graduating from the Nothingham Trent University with major in photography, Alain has 20 years of experience in fine art landscape photography. His last 9 years he was in charge of all the branding photography of his award winning restaurant, the Venus Sophia, in Victoria, BC. His images have been featured in Condé Nast Traveler, the New York Times, Forbes, the Globe & Mail among other. A passion for hospitality & love for architecture his images evoke elated feelings of wellbeing and aliveness.”

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Michelle Mercede

“Michelle is a photography major at The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Her love for photography has made her understand humans in many different ways. Her goal as a photographer is to capture the truth of an individual. In doing that, she allows her subjects to open up to her while photographing them. She's come to realize that when the minds of different creative fields come together, something extraordinary can happen.”

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Evan Olea

“Evan Olea is a portrait and commercial photographer based in Denver, Colorado. Evan has produced imagery for hundreds of individual clients, including globally recognized companies MVMT, Skagen Denmark, The Denver Post, NEFF, and Highsnobiety to name a few. They started taking pictures at the age of 17 by learning the ins and outs of film photography. Evan currently lives in Denver, Colorado and loves to watches way too many photography/design tutorials and goes hiking.”

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Stellan Stephenson

“Stellan Stephenson is a fast-moving photographer who produces high-quality imagery for commercial purposes. He focuses on lifestyle photography that has a portion of realness to it. He's used to working in parallel with film crews and does this brilliantly thanks to his fast workflow and likeable character. In his portfolio, you can also see his private photos under Light and Color, where he shows colourful street style photos.”

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Peter Oakley

“Pete Oakley is a commercial still life photographer with a minimalistic and geometric aesthetic. ”

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Robert J Schultze

“The work of Robert J Schultze focuses on characters, unique people and the stories they tell. Growing up in rural Wisconsin he was obsessed with art in all forms. Writing, photography, painting, movie-making. His first camera was a 35mm Vivitar point-n-shoot. He shot weddings and senior photos in the midwest for a few years, then moved to California and studied photography at AAU in San Francisco. He has since worked with many national, local and global clients and won several awards.”

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Greg Elms

“Greg Elms loves climbing volcanoes but he’s not a mountaineer. He loves Hindu festivals but isn’t religious. Indian or Chinese cuisine – he loves them both. Most of all, Greg loves celebrating real and authentic moments with his photography, whether it’s people, food or places. Greg has been highly sought after by book publishers, magazines and ad agencies for over two decades. He seeks out diversity and difference the world over, believing they are vital to our survival. ”

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Updated on October 16, 2019 | By Steph Davidson

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How to create a commercial photography portfolio website.

Attract clients with a commercial photography portfolio that highlights exactly who you are as a commercial photographer. Creating your own online commercial photography portfolio is easy and intuitive with a dedicated commercial photography portfolio website builder. Choose a website builder like Format that comes with proofing, blogging, SEO, social media tools, and an online store so you have everything you need to display your work brilliantly and grow your business. We’ve rounded up six simple tips to keep in mind when building your portfolio website.

  1. Sign up for a free trial with Format. No credit card required.
  2. Choose a commercial photography theme. Don’t worry—if you change your mind later, you can easily switch themes.
  3. Upload your commercial photography work. Create a gallery or custom page to display your work.
  4. Edit your site. Customize your site menu to include exactly what you want.
  5. Personalize your design. Make it yours and change options like the theme preset, fonts, and colors.
  6. Ready to go further? Set up your store, add SEO or social media integration, and more—whenever you want.

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