Steve Moakley is a freelance photographer based in Austin, Texas. His professional background has included time as a community journalist, staff photographer at the University of Texas Athletic Department and studio manager at Dell, Inc. He also has spent time as a travel photographer in Asia and Africa.

Steve picked up photography as a teenager, learning the basics on black and white film. Intrigued by current events and the socio-political forces that shape them, he went on to study journalism and history at the University of Oklahoma. Working as a reporter and photographer for a community newspaper during and after college, he decided to pursue photography full-time.

A natural storyteller, Steve values the challenge of conveying the meaning and symbolism of his subjects through his photographs. He enjoys the variety that comes with photographing for a diverse list of clients. When not behind the camera, he listens to live music and plays shortstop. He is available for assignment nationwide.