Clarkson Creative is a multimedia company based in Denver, Colorado. We were founded in 1987 by Rich Clarkson, a pioneer in American photojournalism.

We are built around a core of fine photography, producing original content for leading publications and private clients. Our work with collegiate and professional sports organizations, editorial outlets, and commercial agencies offers a unique perspective of collaboration in numerous subject areas. Creating storytelling imagery is our objective regardless of the scope of the project.

Summit Workshops offer photographers of varying skill levels an opportunity to learn at one of 14 domestic and international photography education workshops. For 35 years, over 5,600 attendees have pushed their skills to new heights learning from award-winning leaders in numerous photographic disciplines. We invite anyone wanting to learn in beautiful remote locations while making lifelong connections.

With over 30 years of experience, fostering relationships with our clients to meet and exceed their expectations is paramount to our mission. Let us help achieve your visual goals.

 
 
 
 

Clients

Published By

 
 
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

  • Mountain West Conference

  • Getty Images

  • UCHealth

  • CenturyLink

  • Colorado Rockies (Major League Baseball)

  • Denver Broncos (National Football League)

  • Sports Illustrated

  • ESPN The Magazine

  • The Washington Post

  • The New York Times

  • The Denver Post

  • NCAA Champion Magazine

  • Colorado Avid Golfer Magazine

  • Home Box Office (HBO)

  • Showtime Networks

Our Team

 
Rich Clarkson - Founder

Rich Clarkson - Founder

Jamie Schwaberow - VP, Visual Communications

Jamie Schwaberow - VP, Visual Communications

Chris Steppig - VP, Business and Education

Chris Steppig - VP, Business and Education

Justin Tafoya - Dir., Visual Communications

Justin Tafoya - Dir., Visual Communications

Tim Nwachukwu - Staff Photographer

Tim Nwachukwu - Staff Photographer