"When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time." - Unknown

"When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time." - Unknown

About

“All of my gifts come from above” - Stephanie Matthews

An accomplished photographer and creative director with over a decade experience, Stephanie’s philosophy is to create a safe space for her subject, so they’re free to express themselves without fear of judgment. Stephanie believes in “seeing” the inner beauty in people – and this notion is reflected in her work with fashion brands, modeling agencies, private clients, and in publications.

Stephanie's had the pleasure of covering Bishop TD Jakes, Chef Marcus Samuelsson, Don Lemon (CNN), Tamera Mowry, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Cynthia Bailey, and La La Anthony. In addition Stephanie's editorial credits include Monarch Magazine, New African Woman, People.com, Cosmopolitan South Africa, Essence.com, Munaluchi, and more.

Stephanie served as the Lead Fashion Photographer for the upcoming coffee table book: "Columbus: A Book Project" scheduled to release Fall 2017.  She has recently expanded into television as a Producer for the upcoming "Athletes In Fashion" TV series being shot in location in Los Angeles.

Stephanie is a lover of light, laughing, movies, and her two cats Bebe and Sadie.