One of the world's leading international fashion, beauty, lifestyle, cowboy, travel and resort photographers, Atlanta, Georgia native Steve Thornton began his illustrious career as a self taught and progressive 12 year old shutterbug with a keen and razor sharp eye to detail. As a professional, he has photographed numerous national and international ads, along with feature editorials for celebrated magazines in the Unites States, Milan, Italy and Paris, France, where he has also lived. These respected magazines include: Zeffrio, Teen, Seventeen, Modern Bride, Your Prom, Bride's, Cowboys and Indians, American Cowboy, Western and English and Western Horsemen.
In addition to Steve's revered editorial features, his work has been prominently showcased in the advertising photography arena and corporate settings for respected companies such as GM, Hallmark, Citizens, Hyatt and American Express.
Each and every day, thousands of people from all walks of life feel the inspiration, power and raw emotion that Steve's candid images bring to this world. Even today, he still continues on his prolific quest of providing not only some of the best quality images in the industry, but as well, creating spectacular and eye-catching photos that are not just artistic images, but emotional experiences for everyone to enjoy.
Steve primarily shoots fashion, beauty, lifestyle and cowboy assignments in addition to some stock imagery. All stock imagery requires the model to sign a standard stock photography model release. You will get imagery in exchange for your time and efforts. Go here to read on how he works on a TFFI basis: http://www.stevethornton.com/Stock/tffi.htm
He travels on assignment an average of 175 days a year, he has been in 47 of the 50 states and 11 countries. Because of this his time to shoot is very limited. A lot of models want to shoot with him but he asks you to please understand he has only so much time to shoot outside of his assignments and travels.
Recent video: http://www.stevethornton.com/video/S-2451-Carolina/