Ellen McDermott is a New York City based photographer best known for her beautifully lit interior spaces. New England born and bred, her natural light aesthetic brings out the soul in everything she shoots. Her commercial & advertising work includes Waverly Home, Royal Velvet, Tourneu, JCrew, NyQuil, Waterworks, Lord & Taylor, Lowes, among others. Ellen's editorial work has been featured regularly in Cottages & Gardens, Martha Stewart Living, This Old House, House Beautiful, and Country Living. Ellen has also had a strong career in shooting objets d 'art for Christie's, Sotheby's, Northeast Auctions, Mallett, Pollaro Custom Furniture, Leigh Keno and for several books, most recently Black Dolls featuring the collection of Deborah Neff. Ellen believes collaboration with clients enables one to explore new creative possibilities in achieving photographic excellence.
"To see life through Ellen's lens is to see beauty in it's pure state. Romantic and detailed, her photography evokes moments of perfect stillness we don't want to step out of".- Mariano Testa, Creative Director Extraordinaire
"This project introduced us to the fine work of photographer Ellen McDermott, who shot the majority of the photographs in the book over the course of a few years. We were delighted by her talent, hard work, and good cheer at every photo shoot." -Martha Stewart, "The Martha Stewart Home keeping Handbook"
"My father, Israel Sack, was a pioneer in establishing the present stature of American Antique Furniture. Ellen McDermott is a pioneer in the field of digital photography. Our goal in the high standards of our respective fields has forged a common bond. She is in a class by herself and I admire her quest for perfection." -Albert Sack
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