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About Sean

I reside in Lafayette, California, a quaint hamlet of the East Bay, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. I picked up a camera at the age of eleven and photography became my passion. A love for the medium that has grown in exponential amounts ever since.

Photo Studio Leader | Digital Production Specialist:

Having worked with major retail brands such as Pottery Barn and Men's Wearhouse, I lead and consult in digital and print production for high volume eCommerce photo studios. I've directed crews, managed teams, produced studio and on-location shoots, overseen and project managed thousands of creative projects, increased quality, defined roles and responsibilities, and improved industry standard processes for digital workflows, all with great results saving millions in annual budgets. Visit my Resume page for details, responsibilities, and accomplishments.

Commercial Photographer | Producer:

With the highest level of photographic knowledge and expertise, I’ve produced hundreds of assignments in studio and on-location, creating quality impactful imagery for clients and major studios worldwide; in-studio and on-location, pre production to set to post production, projects and campaigns from concept to delivery. My work has been published in hundreds of ads, books, catalogs, publications and sites worldwide including Amazon, American Express, Backpacker, California Tourism, Discovery, ESPN, Fuji Film, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, MTV Networks, National Geographic, Newsweek, The New York Times, The North Face, Nikon, REI, Sunset, Timex, The Travel Channel, Via, and Vogue. I’ve led live and online photo workshops, multi-media digital presentations with field sessions, lectured at large events and trade shows for industry leading companies like Tamron and BetterPhoto, and appeared on various podcasts, tv and radio shows for ABC, BBC, and many others.

Author | Writer:

I've authored two successful how-to books for a division of Random House: The BetterPhoto Guide to Exposure- 2009, The Complete Guide to Nature Photography- 2011, both with multiple printings and high reviews. I've also written numerous articles for major photography and travel publications (Marin, Outdoor Photographer, Photoshop User, Petersen’s Photographic, Shutterbug) and online forums (Engadget, Kelby Media, DP Review, Kolo, VeryBusy). In 2014, I produced three successful how-to videos on the Nik Collection for Peach Pit Press.

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