Image of a white farmhouse style kitchen by professional photographer Steve Tague

Home & Architectural Photography by Steve Tague

Several times a month I get calls from Realtors wanting me to photograph one of their listings. When I tell them what I charge to photograph a home I usually get a fairly rude comment followed by the line going…

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Product tabletop photograph of Crux craft beer.

Product Photography | From LA to NYC to Oregon

Commercial product photography has always been a passion of mine. It’s what I focused on when I attended the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, it’s what I specialized in while I was in New York City, and…

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Photograph of Mark Zuckerberg, Founder CEO of Facebook.

The Fall and Rise of Great Commercial Photography

Commercial photography has changed drastically over the past several years. Digital cameras, along with modern software and apps, have made photography more accessible, economical, fun, and has helped produce more good photographers than the world has ever seen. Every day,…

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How Could He Be Proud, I’m Just a Commercial Photographer?

My dad was in the Navy for the better part of his life. He and my mom always wanted me to join the military after high school. Either that, or become a doctor. Imagine their disappointment when I decided to…

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1 Photographer + 1 Chef = 5 Elements

Every year, supporters of KIDS Center in Bend Oregon come together to create an exclusive, high-end wine and food event series for more than 800 wine-loving guests. The event is culminated with a live-auction. In the past, I have donated…

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Beautiful Crap Photography by Industrial Photographer Steve Tague

It’s not often that I describe a photo assignment as, “crappy,” ¬†especially one that was fun, educational, exciting and in New York. But, after spending 3 days in the bowels of a New York waste water treatment plant, I assure…

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Destination Resort Living and Photography

One of the great things about being a photographer that lives in a destination resort town is, well, the chance to work with some high-end destination resorts. I enjoy the diversity of photography that I get hired to create for…

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Industrial photo of factory workers connecting large machinery with ratcheting system.

Industrial Manufacturing Factory Photography

This past year has brought on several new industrial and manufacturing photography jobs. Working with advertising agencies along with the corporate clients marketing departments, these shoots have been a lot of fun. While the art directors and clients have an…

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Art Direction and Commercial Photography

I came across these comps (short for comprehensive) the other day and thought it might be fun to share them along with my final images that were based on them. In commercial advertising photography, a comp is used to give…

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