began his career in Austin, Texas in 1996 as a stills photographer on feature
films. He then moved to Paris where he assisted fashion photographer,
Jacques Olivar, redirecting his focus from film to fashion and broadening
his aesthetic sense.
Upon moving to New York City in 1999, Crawford continued assisting with
many top fashion and portrait photographers. He worked with clients such as Hugo Boss,
Nike, Puma, Reebok, Coach, Original Penguin, Vanity Fair, Vogue Nippon, Vogue Espana,
Cosmopolitan, Mademoiselle, Surface, German Glamour and Italian Elle on celebrity, fashion
and music shoots throughout North and South America, Europe, Africa and the
Through the diversity of photographers he’s assisted and the many locations
and sets that he’s lighted and consulted on, Crawford is capable of
deciphering and translating an array of aesthetic concepts and art direction
for a wide range of clients. He has done so on several of his own cd packaging,
advertising and editorial assignments, including consulting actors on the
feature film, “The Devil Wears Prada.”
He now works independently as a portrait, music and fashion photographer.
His editorial contributions include Visionaire, Trace, Essence, Vibe, Fader,
Clam, Vis.A.Vis and K Code. Advertising clients include Warner Music Group,
20th Century Fox, Victor Entertainment, Dragon Pictures, Original Penguin and Teijin.