About Todd Bates

A Florida native with a passion for photography and design, Todd has years of experience in both fields. He has worn the hat of photographer, designer and creative director... and thinks like all three. He was the Creative Director at Creative Loafing newspaper in Tampa for almost 10 years and did a lot of the special issue shooting there as well. 

Specializing in corporate portraiture, commercial and product photography, Todd is available for photo assignments throughout central Florida (and beyond). Please email with a description of your needs, and he'll get an estimate out to you as soon as possible.

Todd's labor of love: Carousel, was founded in 2013. The goal of this organization is to strengthen the photography community in the Tampa Bay area. Read more here and here.


Email: todd@toddbatesphoto.com

Phone: 206.225.4993