Steve Ellinger – November 25, 2014
Steve Ellinger, based in Abilene, Texas is a practicing Architect, educator and photographer (www.steveellinger.com). Steve’s dedication to art and design has spanned from designing buildings, to sculpture, to photography. He began his love of photography over 35 years ago while an architecture student at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, where he bought a well used Canon F-1 (the first professional grade Canon developed), learned the craft of darkroom work, and built a reputation of doing some of the best and notable fashion photography in central and west Texas. His portfolio from that time remains contemporary even today. Color, scale, texture, lines, symmetry are all part of fashion and architecture. Steve tries to bring some of these elements into his unique photographic arts of people and fashion. Steve recently completed a gallery showing in the downtown arts district in Abilene, and he is multi-published in numbers fashion publications. Steve is agency endorsed and is one of the Texas leading photographers specializing in fashion photography and agency portfolio development. His work has launched the careers of many now professional models that are agency signed in Dallas, Houston, New York City, Los Angeles, and other centers of the fashion industry. Steve is a frequent speaker at photography events and has conducted numerous fashion photography seminars.