About

“Mark Stout is an acclaimed and sought after international fashion and fitness photographer.”
  Asian Photography Magazine

 

“Our sales increased 50% as soon as the photos you took went out.”
  KMF – Men’s formal wear retailer

Bio

Mark Stout is an award winning advertising, fashion photographer, portrait and fine art photographer with an international client base. He has been described as “an internationally acclaimed and sought after fashion and fitness photographer” by Asian Photography Magazine,  as “one of the most brilliant photographers in the industry,” and is frequently referred to as “a world renowned photographer” in major media.

He is respected in the industry for his rich, creative imagery as well as his professionalism and problem solving skills. He is active in the photographic community and served as the Chairman of the Board of the Colorado Chapter of American Photographic Artists for three years before returning to Los Angeles.

His most recent work, represented by AC Gallery in Hollywood, has been compared in critical reviews to that of the masters Herb Ritz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Mario Testino and Ellen von Unwerth.

His photography studio is located in downtown Los Angeles.  He is available for commissioned work worldwide.

Clients…

Clients include AT & T, Alice Radio, KOSI Radio, KUSA TV, Channel 9, Creative Visions Agency, Taylor Hommes, King Formal Wear, Colorado and Company, Pure Love Cosmetics, Outside Magazine, Red Lobster, S & F Foods, Sears, Kroger, King Soopers, Denver University, The Ritchie Center, Baskit Wear, Sweat Under Gear, The Aspen Diet, Denver Chamber of Commerce, Wystone’s World Teas, Bath and Body USA, Longview Corporation, Moreton Corporation, LeGourmet, Fast Track Marketing, Infinity Productions, Roberta’s Chocolates, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, the Republican National Party, and countless others. His photos have appeared on Fox TV, ABC TV, Vogue Italia, Exercise for Men, Men’s Exercise, Outside Magazine, The Denver Post, TC World Magazine, reFresh Magazine, Display Magazine, DNA, Bello Magazine, Fantastics Magazine, Obscurae Magazine and more.

Celebrities photographed include: Janice Dickinson, Shanna Moakler, Ray J,  Jessica Sutta, Pat Benatar, Diane Reeves, Gerry Beckley, America, John Oates, Morgan Freeman, Susan Sarandon, Clayton Kershaw, Fawn, Janey Street, members from the bands Steppenwolf & Loggins and Messina, DJs from Alice Radio, DJs from KOSI Radio, pop artist Sham Ibrahim, and many more.

Fine art photography is represented by AC Gallery and Saatchi Art.

Exhibition History, CV

2016

“Cross” limited edition fine art box set
represented by AC Gallery, Hollywood, CA
April, Month of Photography LA Exhibition

“Willing Captive” limited edition framed fine art print
AC Gallery group show, Hollywood, CA
April, Month of Photography LA Exhibition

“Cigarettes & Beer” and “After the Fight”
Dudes, men, bros and gentlemen show
February 1650 Gallery, Echo Park, CA

2015

Abstract photography featured at photoLA
“Where I’d Rather Be” limited edition fine art curated into Surreal collection, Saatchi Art

2014

“Abstract Light” curated into a year long traveling exhibit entitled “Off the Clock” by Britt Salvesen, curator in the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and co-curator with Paul Martineau of the Robert Mapplethorpe exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum and LACMA.

2013

“Animal Magnetism”, portrait category Black and White Spider Awards
Interviwed by the Copyright Alliance

2009

Exhibition of Artist’s works
D2 Gallery
Denver, Colorado

8 page interview, Professional Profile, Asian Photography Magazine

Artist’s Statement

I believe that it isn’t “just a picture.” A form of communication more powerful than the word, it’s the aesthetic that captivates; the passion that fuels; the vision that transports; the mood that seduces; and the emotion that compels.

It’s the world as you desire it, the illusion you seek to make reality.

It is my passion to create it for you…

Mark Stout

What People are Saying…

“It’s always a pleasure to discover artists who are not only brilliantly talented, but humble as well. Your work is absolutely beautiful. It’s obvious that photography is what you were born to do.”
D.J., Feature Films Producer, DreamWorks Studios

“The shoot is breathtaking. It has brought a fresh new look to the magazine .”
S.D. Exercise for Men Magazine

“Mark Stout is one of the most brilliant photographers in the industry.”
Steven Cuaco, publisher Emage Magazine

“We think the results speak for themselves. The shoot was truly magnificent. Sweat Under Gear feels privileged to have worked with both the seasoned Mark Stout and the up and coming model, Cody Woldt.”
T.T.

“It is the rare photographer who expresses equal sensitivities to male and female figures and forms. You are a great artist… your images are amazing, imbued with a powerful sensuality, while maintaining class and integrity. Truly wonderful work.”
R.R.

“Sexy, edgy, sophisticated, and at all times still classy!”
H.B.