As the Senior Photographer at Southwest Airlines, Stephen M. Keller travels throughout the U.S. on assignment. He has also played an ongoing role in shaping the company’s visual identity.
Stephen studied journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, serving as the managing editor of the school paper, The Daily Texan, and working as a contractor for the Austin American-Statesman. After graduation, he free-lanced for well-known entities such as the Associated Press and the Dallas Morning News before snagging a staff photographer position at Southwest. With his photojournalism background, Stephen strives to capture a sense of authenticity in his editorial and advertising work. Used to tough deadlines and changing environments, he remains calm under pressure and will always go the extra mile for his clients.
Over the course of his career, his photos have been picked up by: National Geographic Traveler, Washington Post, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, The Guardian (UK), CBS News, ABC News, Huffington Post, Houston Chronicle, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA Today, Newsday, San Antonio Express-News, ESPN Rise and various trade publications.