Award-winning, Cleveland native Billy Delfs brings an artful eye and unique perspective as a lifestyle business brand and portraits photographer. He is humbled and honored to meet and photograph those who shape our culture, run businesses and develop ideas that move with others. His distinct “Live, Work and Play” collaboration enables him to creatively capture people, moments and companies like no one else.
As a visual story teller, Billy moved to New York City to be classically trained at the International Center for Photography. A selection of his featured clients include Alzheimer’s Association, Bicycling Magazine, Brokaw, Case Western Reserve, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, em DASH, Entrepreneur, ESPN, Fast Company, Fortune, Google, Great Lakes Brewing Co., The Guardian UK, Harvard Business Review, Manifest, Mitchell's Ice Cream, OLSON, Philips, The Refugee Response, The West Side Market, Smithsonian Magazine, TIME, University Hospitals, The West Side Market, Where Women Create.
Billy is drawn to the magic of the outdoors, notably credited with capturing a series of prints documenting Cleveland’s inspiring surf community. His visionary-style, strong work ethic and passion for travel with his camera serve agencies and businesses looking to build an intuitive story and voice for their brands through dynamic advertising and editorial publicity. His synergistic approach to the image creation process empowers him to create powerful images that support one’s goals, message and brand.