Photography has been a passion of mine since I was a kid. I have always enjoyed taking pictures of people in natural environments without a posed look. In college, I developed an affinity for nature and landscape photography. Thousands of rolls of film passed through my cameras as I learned the fundamentals of exposure and composition. I spent hours in the darkroom processing black and white film and making prints.  <br />
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   I began photographing weddings when a friend, knowing I had all the right camera equipment, asked me to photograph her wedding. I discovered a new joy in photography and have been focused on it since. I love being a part of such an important event for people and giving them images to cherish forever.<br />
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   As a high school technology education teacher, I have the opportunity to teach subjects such as desktop publishing and video production. I enjoy teaching others about photography, graphic design, video editing, and the fun of Photoshop. I am lucky to be able to apply my love of photography in two professions!<br />
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   Being a teacher and a full-time photographer is not easy at times. I do limit how much photography I take on so that I do not lose focus on either of my professions. I couldn't do it without my wonderful wife, Tara. She handles all of the business side of things, is a master of retouching in Photoshop, and is my chief album designer. We make a pretty good team!

Sam Ellis Photography specializes in high quality weddings and portraits. Based out of Coastal Delaware, we will travel wherever our services are needed. Feel free to browse the galleries and let us know if you have any questions.

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