The art of excellence in photography and his signature lighting techniques is the driving force behind the world-renowned artist and photographer Tony Valadez. Collaborating with the best of the best in artistry and in the beauty world for editorial, private clients, and celebrities alike. Tony Valadez has also worked with fashion brands like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Guerlain, and Neiman Marcus. Having started as an assistant to one of the industry’s top fashion photographers in 1996, Tony went on to be the lead photographer for various national publications, constantly evolving his lighting strategy. In 2004 he started capturing weddings with a high-impact fashion narrative, which has led him to document weddings in Barcelona, Paris, Nevis, Martha’s Vineyard, the Dominican Republic, and more. In 2005 Tony was inspired by close family friends to support LGBT social justice efforts with GLAAD, HRC, DIFFA, and IGLTA, where he formally started building a production team of inclusion. Since then he has had the pleasure of working with Karl Lagerfeld, Patti Labelle, Michael Baisden, Jennifer Hudson, Tom Ford, and many more.