The short notes:
He shoots creatively.
He knows how to solve problems.
If he does not think he is right for the job, he'll tell you.
Steve truly loves creating great imagery and knows what it takes.
He strives to get an emotional response from the imagery he creates.
He does not consider himself to be the most important person on the shoot.
He does not lose sight that he's there to help his/your client to make money.
He does not care how hot or cold or wet he is when shooting. (When he's done, THEN he cares.)
He has an ardent passion for creating wonderful images and loves a visual challenge. Steve says, "I'm really happy getting into the details of a visual problem or an unexpected situation. I'm happier when I solve the problem, but the path to get to the solution is a lot of fun too!"
He travels 175 days a year on average. Steve has been in 48 of the 50 states plus 18 countries from North America to the Caribbean, to Europe to Asia and the Middle East.
Steve is a winner in the ASMP "Best of" award. The ASMP is an international professional photography guild 7000 members strong.
He works fast, looks for different ways/angles to shoot the same scene (helping clients to build a library of images), he's a good seeker of light, he's creative and knows how to use light to the best advantage. He and his crew like to have fun, most of his projects are fun to be on and the entire crew knows that they are there to get what the client needs: To solve problems and shoot great imagery.
Steve at Phoenix Airport
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