Las Vegas is indeed a feast for the eyes, from the desert landscapes to the neon lights. So it’s no wonder many photographers live and work here, capturing the sort of memorable images that can only happen in Sin City.
David Becker has worked as a photojournalist in Las Vegas for many years. He has shot the Las Vegas Golden Knights hockey team and the 2016 presidential campaign. Becker was covering the Route 91 Harvest Festival when the October 1 shooting occurred and captured a number of images of the aftermath.
A lifelong resident of Las Vegas, Ginger Bruner has photographed a wide range of subjects distinctive to her hometown, such as neon signs and wedding chapels. She has had her work shown in local galleries and it can be seen alongside that of other local photographers on the Our Las Vegas photo feed.
Jon Estrada specializes in food and cocktail photography, and his work has appeared in a number of local publications. He has also shot portraits of chefs, athletes (such as mixed martial artist Conor McGregor below) and musicians.
With so many concerts and events in Las Vegas, there are plenty of on-stage photos to be taken. Erik Kabik’s photography specializes in capturing the headliners, from B.B. King, Madonna, and Kendrick Lamar. His work has featured in local magazines as well as national publications such as Newsweek and Rolling Stone.
Among Anthony Mair‘s specialties are automotive and cocktail photos. He has also shot portraits and fashion for a number of local publications, along with the Vegas staples of DJs, chefs and the Bellagio fountains.
Josh Pacheco specializes in a more abstract vision of Vegas, one that relies heavily on modern architecture and desert landscapes. His work combines abstraction with a focus on detail.
An artist as well as a photographer, Krystal Ramirez experiments with a variety of formats and subjects in her work. She has photographed RuPaul’s DragCon and the AVN porn convention, as well as portraits of local lumnaries such as Mayor Oscar Goodman and singer/actress Pia Zadora.
The Square Shooting photography duo handles commercial, print and portrait photography, as well as video. They have shot portraits of local musicians and artists, and their work has been featured on magazine covers and fashion spreads.
Mikayla Whitmore‘s work encompasses both editorial photography and art photography. She has shot events and portraits for local weeklies, but also incorporates photography into her own art, such as capturing images of tiny, hand-made signs.