The New York City based Photography team of Ellen McDermott and Creative Partner Bridget Sciales produces timeless visual language with their imagery that is both intimate and visceral.
Their Photography evokes emotion which enhances the digital experience for consumers across e-commerce, marketing and content creation. Their approach involves shooting with a studied and refined lighting that immediately provokes the viewer into a time and space.
"Throughout our careers together we have partnered with our clients as a driving force with digital pioneering and customer engagement using new and emerging digital channels. The end result is extremely well curated experiences in the era of digital immediacy. We translate our client's retail standards and needs in the e-comm space that drives social commerce and leads digital innovation.
The work can be seen in Ad Campaigns, Digital Content, Books, Corporate Assignments and Private Collections throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Clients Include Ralph Lauren, One Kings Lane, Martha Stewart Living, Iconix Brands, Waterworks, 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 objects 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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