Just who are these guys?
As co-director of the Miami based Digital Decaf, Orlando is working on the leading edge of digital photography. With his finger firmly on the pulse of all things technical, he employs state of the art hardware and streamlined workflow's; keeping Digital Decaf at the forefront of the digital capture market.
"My first computer was a 286 PC running DOS. It had a 7 MB hard drive and I remember thinking, I'll never be able to fill that up."
A graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Orlando has honed his craft by assisting some of the worlds leading photographers; including William Klein, Peter Lindberg; Walter Chin, Mathew Rolston, Annie Liebovitz; Jean Baptiste Mondino, David Lachapelle, Patrick Demarchelier, Gregory Heisler, Norbert Schoerner, Mikail Janssen, Warwick Saint, Donald Miln, Liz Collins, Tesh, Tim Walker, Alasdair McLellan, Camilla Akrans, Guzman, Satoshi Saikusa, Alex Chatelain, Mike Reinhardt, Regan Cameron, Tiziano Magni and the list goes on.
The consummate geek and co-founder of Digital Decaf, Steve has been working in the digital Arena since 1999. Trained as a photographer at one of the UK's most renowned schools of photography Cheltenham University, Steve turned digital early and started creating media rich applications for the photographic industry when the internet was still knee-high to a grass-hopper. He is responsible for the creating all of Digital Decaf's media content.
"Ever since I was eight years old I wanted to be a photographer like my father, but when digital came on to the scene the hidden nerd in me started to spawn (some might say blossom, take your pick). Now my creative side and the nerdy side commingle as one."
Steve has worked with many photographers, including Richard Avedon, Tesh, Alasdair McLellan, Camilla Akrans, Francesca Sorrenti , Laura Wilson, Philip Von Hessen, James Houston, Alister McCullen, Klaus Thymann, Adolfo Perez Butron, Umberto Da Silvera, Augustus Butera, John Blais, Chris Sanders, Andy Earl, Bob Komar, Johnny Boylan, Karan Kapoor and many many....many more.