BIO Robert Seale is a Houston commercial photographer specializing in dynamic editorial, corporate, and advertising portraiture. After majoring in both journalism and art, Seale began his photography career as a photojournalist, where he worked as a staffer at several major newspapers. He eventually became one of three staffers at the Sporting News, a national sports magazine where he spent 11 years shooting Super Bowls and World Series games as well as cover portraits. He later enjoyed a 9 year association with Sports Illustrated as a contract photographer, where he produced mostly portraits and feature stories for the magazine. His love of portrait work led him to a Houston-based freelance career specializing in shooting people for magazines, prestigious design firms, corporations, and advertising agencies. Seale is known for his lighting skills and his ability to coax multiple creative concepts from a single location with limited time. He’s equally adept photographing celebrity athletes, busy CEO’s, and normal folks in any environment with any level of production necessary to tell their story. As a sought after speaker in the photographic industry, Seale has taught lighting technique and portraiture at a variety of photography workshops in the US and Canada. He has won awards from The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, was a finalist for Life Magazine’s Eissie Award (Sports-1998), and was featured in the Best of ASMP (2008, 2015). His editorial credits include Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, Men’s Health, SLAM, Businessweek, Forbes, Fortune, Barron’s, GOLF Magazine, Smithsonian, Air & Space, The New York Times Magazine, and over 200 covers of The Sporting News. As an annual report and advertising photographer, Robert has worked on projects for ExxonMobil, Tellabs, Schlumberger, Aramco Services, Anadarko, Baker Hughes GE, BP, EOG Resources, XTO, GMC, Invesco, Huntsman, Marathon, Major League Baseball, Pepsi, Gatorade, Reebok, Methodist Hospital, UT Health, Memorial Hermann, M.D. Anderson, Under Armour, and various professional sports teams.