Steven Williams is a photographer of many facets. He is a Los Angeles-based professional photographer/ publicist that has traveled the far corners of the world in a devoted career that extends itself to the worlds of entertainment, more about art, disinfection charitable foundations, religion, philanthropy, and business. Mr. Williams’ client portfolio holds some of the world’s most celebrated luminaries.
Serving as a Chief Photographer, he has exclusively photographed industry events such as The NAACP Image Awards, The Grammy Awards, The Soul Train Awards, The American Music Awards, The Clive Davis Pre- Grammy Parties, The Soul Food Movie Premiere, The Light It Up Movie Premiere, Idlewild Premiere (NYC), The Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards, The Tyson-Holyfield Fight, and The Magic Johnson Foundation’s Fashion Show. Mr. Williams’ has produced photographic work for Vibe Magazine, Sister-2-Sister Magazine, The Source, Ebony, Jet, BRE, Black Elegance, Black Noire, Los Angeles Magazine, Q-Magazine (UK), The Los Angeles Times, Essence, Black Enterprise, Rolling Out, Blackfilm dot com, and People. His client list includes Arista Records, J-Records, Columbia Records, Sony/BMG, La Face Records, Hollywood Records, DreamWorks, YabYum Records, Def Jam/One World, Bad Boy Records, Virgin Records, Tha Row/Death Row Records and The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
His personal projects include music video production stills with various recording artists, television production stills with shows such as The Steve Harvey Show, Soul Train, The Kings of Comedy Show, and For Your Love. Mr. Williams’ other projects include The Black Sports Agents Awards, The Keyshawn Johnson Scholarship Foundation, The Gerald Edwards Africa Project in Namibia, The Clear Essence Cosmetics Advertisement Campaign, The Best of Los Angeles Magazine, Primetime Media, and Bishop Charles McClendon’s Harvest International.
He has photographed some of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated artists such as Regina King, Marcus Patrick, Jessica Alba, Rihanna, Henry Simmons, Stevie Wonder, Rodney Jerkins, Ron Isley, BabyFace, Destiny’s Child, Janet Jackson, P. Diddy, Nelly Furtado, Whitney Houston, Dream, Usher, TLC, Vivica Fox, Genuwine, Take 6, Jonathan Butler, Nancy Wilson, Rachel Farrell, Al Jarreau, Eve, Mariah Carey, DMX, Sisqo, Sugar Shane Mosley, Shaquille O’Neal, Seth Joyner, Mike Tyson, Sam Jackson, Michael Clark Duncan, Hollywood power couple Will and Jada Pinkett Smith.
His personal clients list includes Regina King, Kenny and Tracey Edmonds, Magic and Cookie Johnson, Marcus Patrick, Keyshawn and Shikiri Johnson, Queen Latifah, Gerald and Jada Edwards, Mike Elliot, Marion Suge Knight, Shawn Rivera, Rodney Jerkins, Shep Crawford, Charles Hayes (Game Time), Duane and Tisha Campbell-Martin, Kenny Burns, Chris Tucker, Tichina Arnold, Felipe Icon Entertainment, Stevie J, Steve Harvey, Cedric The Entertainer, Earthquake, Michael Jackson, and gospel sensation recording artist Andrae Crouch just to name a few.
Steven’s publicist career began in April 2004, when Grammy Producer Rodney Darkchild Jerkins asked him to become his Publicist. As a publicist Steven has produced The Instyle celebrity wedding, The Vh1 celebrity wedding, The Vh1 Taylor Dane and Rodney Jerkins remake. Steven has also produced segments on Hollywood Access, Extra, the E-channel, and CNN. Mr. Williams also serves as film publicist and media consultant Roz Stevenson Public Relations serving Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Weinstein Co and Fox Searchlight. Steven Williams the publicist has promoted his clients in media on radio, television, film, and with numerous magazine publications. His client base includes Marcus Patrick, Cedric Pendleton (House of Payne), Jeannette Bayardelle Oprah Winfrey Color Purple and Gregory Keith (Noah’s Arch).
Steven Williams Foundation a non-profit corporation assists the homeless, and produces celebrity and professional panels that inspire and speak to high school students in impoverished neighborhoods. Panelist have included: Edward James Olmos, Ray Santiago, Regina King, Tichina Arnold, Tiny Lestor, Carlos Barbosa, Scrunchoos, Shawn McDougal, Joy Downing, Roz Stevenson, Mark Briggs, Executive Director of CAAM Charmaine Jefferson, Attorney Lisa Boykin (Paramount/CBS), Henry Simmons, Dj Victor Zaragoza(Hot 92.3), Dj Josefa Salinas(Hot 92.3) and Beth Payne.