OLLO & The Creators Podcast | Ep. 13

Episode 13: Tommy Ellis

Tommy is a freelance photographer in Denver, CO and co-owner of AT Media Co. A meticulous artist with a distinctive style, Tommy talks about his process of editing, staying away from current trends in Colorado photography, social media as a resume, capturing architecture vs.portrait work, framing, his youth, his relationship with music, optimizing photos for different screens, and forever striving to close the gap between an artistic vision and reality.
28:20 - "Your personality and who you are shows in pictures that you’re not in. […] One of my favorite authors is Kurt Vonnegut and he says things like ‘So it goes’ he has certain stylistic things. Being a world-class photographer… part of that would be finding a way for people to recognize your voice without ever hearing your voice; to see your vision without ever seeing you. Many of my favorite photographers I don’t even know what they look like. Because their work is what you care about. You care about what they create."