Tess Steinkolk is best known for her fine art portraits that have graced corporate headquarters, art galleries, CD covers, book jackets, magazines and publicity materials for some 30 years. Her photos have helped launch the careers of many now well-known actors and musicians. Contact for gallery show listings.
Her works are notable for capturing the inner qualities of human subjects — in settings ranging from controlled studio lighting to the natural outdoors, such as in war-torn Nicaragua. Her versatility reflects her rigorous training in classic film photography and a natural ability to connect with people and put them at ease.

Clients include:

  • Lifetime Television
  • Viacom
  • The Sundance Channel
  • Turner Broadcasting
  • A&E Network
  • MTV
  • Time-Warner
  • The Harry Walker Agency
  • Nike Communications
  • Bratskeir & Company
  • Tru TV
  • Worth Magazine
  • In-NY Magazine
  • Esquire
  • Mohonk Mountain House
  • Univision
  • ESPN