STEVE BELIEVES THAT PHOTOGRAPHY IS ABOUT ARTISTIC CREATIVITY AND TECHNIQUE, THE USE OF LIGHT, CREATING AN IMAGE OF SOMETHING SPECIAL (A PERSON, A PLACE, AN OBJECT, A MOMENT), TELLING A STORY, AS WELL AS OPTIMIZING THE USE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY. MOST SIGNIFICANTLY, HE BELIEVES THAT PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY IS ABOUT PEOPLE. STEVE'S GOAL IS TO ALWAYS BRING SMILES TO PEOPLE'S FACES BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER THE SHUTTER GOES "CLICK." HE IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING OUTSTANDING PERSONAL SERVICE AND TO CREATING THE HIGHEST QUALITY PRODUCTS AND IMAGES FOR CLIENTS.

AS A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER, STEVE VALUES THE OPPORTUNITY TO HELP PEOPLE CELEBRATE LIFE. AS A PHOTOJOURNALIST (THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS 24 HOURS WEEKLY MAGAZINE, 2004-2005) AS A COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER (CARTIER 2004-2007), AND AS A PORTRAIT AND EVENT PHOTOGRAPHER (SINCE 2003), HE USES LIGHT AND TECHNIQUE TO SHOW VIVID COLOR AND TONALITY, TO HIGHLIGHT DETAIL, AND TO CONVEY THE CHARACTER AND ESSENCE OF THE SUBJECT.

STEVE'S BUSINESS APPROACH IS CUSTOMER-NEEDS DRIVEN. HE STARTS WITH THE QUESTION "HOW CAN I HELP YOU?" STEVE'S PRIOR BUSINESS EXPERIENCES AS A GLOBAL CORPORATE MANAGER AND CONSULTANT HELPED HIM ESTABLISH HIS BUSINESS APPROACH AND TEAMING PHILOSOPHY. HE ACTIVELY COLLABORATES WITH VIDEOGRAPHERS, MOUNTING AND FRAMING SPECIALISTS, PRINT MAKERS, ALBUM MAKERS, VISUAL ARTISTS, SOUND AND LIGHTING ENGINEERS, AND OTHER PHOTOGRAPHERS TO BRING HIS CLIENTS THE VERY BEST RESULTS. OVERALL, HIS GOAL IS TO HAVE SATISFIED CLIENTS BE HIS BEST ADVERTISEMENT BY DOING THE RIGHT WORK FOR THE RIGHT CLIENT AT THE RIGHT PRICE.

WHILE HAVING BEEN A PHOTOGRAPHER FROM AN EARLY AGE, STEVE FORMALLY STUDIED PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN NEW YORK (2002-2003) WHERE HE WAS ALSO A TEACHING ASSISTANT IN THE DIGITAL MEDIA DEPARTMENT. HE IS A MEMBER OF SEVERAL PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY ASSOCIATIONS AND IS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MANHASSET CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

STEVE'S STUDIO IS IN GREAT NECK, NY AND HIS STOREFRONT PRESENCE IS IN MANHASSET, NY AT THE FRAME SHOPPE OF MANHASSET. AFTER HAVING SPENT HIS EARLY CHILDHOOD IN MIAMI BEACH FL, HE HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF THE NORTH SHORE OF LONG ISLAND FOR OVER THIRTY YEARS.