Ellen McDermott


"As a photography team our intent is to evoke emotion with images that enhance the visual message."

New York City-based photographer Ellen McDermott and creative partner Bridget Sciales create imagery that instantly provokes the viewer into a time and space which is both intimate and visceral. Through refined lighting and composition, product becomes objects of desire which immerses the viewer immediately.

Ellen, a native New Englander and Bridget a native New Yorker both hold BFA degrees and use their Fine Arts backgrounds to create passionate graphic interpretations which carry an ageless quality and drives messaging that is both provocative and effective.

The work can be seen in ad campaigns, periodicals, books, corporate assignments and private collections throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

Clients include: Ralph Lauren, One Kings Lane, Martha Stewart Living, Iconix Brands, House Beautiful, JCrew, Christies, Sotheby’s and Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt among others.