Al Joseph is a professional photographer specializing in Fashion/Concept/Figure/ Business and Food photography. He has worked with model agencies in New Orleans such as Del Corral, New Orleans Model & Talent and others prior to starting his own exclusive model agency, VALENTINO. He has worked on the set of movies such as Cat People, Dixie, No Mercy and the Big Easy. Al has photographed celebrities such as Dolly Parton, Suzanne Pleshette, Big Jim Garrison, Nash Roberts, Richard Simmons, Rhonda Sheer and others. His fascination with food led him to study with Betty Crocker food photographer, Frank Waters and also worked with McCann Erickson Ad Agency.
Additionally, he has founded 12 businesses on his own, so he understands what it takes to be a business owner. He was a M&A Broker, Concert Promoter, Business Consultant, Artist Manager, with 2 of his clients winning a Grammy Award and has been involved in several areas of the ever changing communications industry.
Al has 4 other photographers on staff that specialize in several categories, along with 2 assistants and 2 cinematographers.