About Sam Willard Photography specializes in compelling business portraiture that strengthens personal and corporate brands. Whether he is commissioned by a marketing department to photograph a top executive, a design firm to shoot an entire company team for a new website, or an independent entrepreneur or job-seeker for personal promotion, Sam draws upon a decade and a half of experience to craft images that are flattering, as well as appropriate for the job, company, and industry that they represent. The resulting portraits are a versatile and powerful promotional tool, in an age when critical first impressions are made online. Sam has been a practicing self-taught artist since childhood. He graduated from business school at UC Berkeley and spent several years as a management professional in the tech industry before pursuing photography full time. Sam has 15 years of experience focused exclusively on business portraiture and business-related marketing and event imagery. Sam lives with his wife, daughters, and puppy, splitting time between studios in Seattle, Washington and Oakland, California.