doug ellis santa barbara photographer
Doug’s extensive background in the transformational industry and unique ability to combine light and movement to spark joy results in striking and authentic photographs revealing a deeper truth.
Doug magnifies the magnificence of conscious authors, coaches, speakers, teachers and healers, including such luminaries as: the Dalai Lama, Marianne Williamson, Jack Canfield, John Gray, Michael Beckwith, David Whyte, Adyashanti, and Byron Katie.
His soulful images have appeared in numerous national magazines and television shows including: Spirituality & Health, Travel + Leisure, Success, Oprah's Super Soul Sunday, and the Today Show.
Doug also helps purpose-driven organizations elevate their visual narratives. Doug’s event and branding photography is heart-centered and joy-filled. crafted unobtrusively with the presence and sensitivity of someone who has made being and leading others on the path his life’s work.
Current and past clients include: The Transformational Leadership Council, Esalen Institute, The Ojai Foundation, Evolving Wisdom, Antioch University, OWN network, and the Red Cross.
Doug holds a Master’s degree in Marketing and PR, was the first Marketing Director for Esalen Institute and is currently forming a movement and mystery school focused on photography as a path to awakening.
He lives in Santa Barbara with his girlfriend Jenny, yellow lab Cody and sweet kitty Kaia.
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