Sparky Anderson is a professional fashion and automotive photographer from Houston, Texas who is still looking for that perfect shot. He began shooting nature and auto racing as a young teen while traveling with his mother in Europe and to Friday night dirt racing in East Texas. Sparky re-discovered the camera 12 years ago after attending Burning Man in Black Rock City, Nevada. His company, Digital Fashion Studios in Austin, is always collaborating with artists, models, and clients that want an eclectic or different look for their portfolio or content. Look at some of his collections of photos here.
Gregg Cestaro is a long-time, published and professional photographer working in the Austin Area since 1999. He specializes in fashion, products, culinary, and personality photography and graphic design for magazine editorial and commercial advertising. Gregg also is an accomplished editorial commercial videographer. In 2011 he received an Industry Choice Best Product Photographer at the Austin Fashion Week Awards and in 2012 he received the acclaimed Timothy White Award for Best Mash-up Team Fashion Photo and
Voted “People’s Choice” Best Mash-up Team Fashion Photo for 2012. You can view his work at GreggCestaro.net to view his main portfolio and AustinTxPhoto.com for the latest news and projects. Gregg has been on the Fashionably Austin team for more than four years.
Sheridan Butler graduated from the University of Mississippi with a major in Broadcast Journalism and minor in photography. She works volunteers her time for many local organizations and is involved with Austin’s Charity Bash. She is always impeccably dressed, loves to shop and you’ll enjoy seeing her in front of the camera as a Fashionably Austin event reporter.
Johnny Cardoza is currently a student at Texas State University, studying public relations and fashion merchandising. Born and raised in El Paso, Tx, Johnny has always taken a particular interest in men’s fashion, having a GQ subscription since the age of 12. Upon graduation, Johnny plans to continue working in the fashion industry focusing on advertising and fashion branding. We are thrilled to have Johnny’s perspective from a man’s point of view. Follow Johnny on twitter: @JohnnyC18
Sammantha Johnson is a student at Texas State University and is a Mass Communication major. She is an accomplished and talented videographer and editor and with her creative eye she is enjoying what comes naturally to her creative eye. She has hosted her own fashion show, met President Obama during a recent stop in Austin, and interned in the Concrete Jungle…fabulously known as New York City. Now understand, the only way to start a new day in her book is with an inspiring tweet from Diane Von Furstenberg…follow her “love is life” quotes and you’ll feel indomitable. Mostly, you’ll either see Sammantha video recording an event or dancing with Harambee, an award-winning organization on campus. So go for an adventure…Stay Intrigued & Keep Believing.
Follow Sammantha during AFW @mmbysj
Bri Thomas finished up her journalism degree at the University of Texas a semester early to pursue her life-long dream of fashion writing. Though she is currently working for a wellness company on Sixth Street, she spends her spare time blogging about or shopping for the latest trends, hoping to make her way to the Big Apple. Her creative style and extreme organizational skills have landed her work with publications like Austin Home and New York Resident, and she’s excited to see what’s next!