Our Team

STEPHEN CLUTE is the Director of Still Post Production and TPI's 360˚ Panorama Specialist. After receiving his BFA in visual media from Rochester Institute of Technology, Steve joined TPI to pursue his passion for photography and post-production. His exceptional retouching and composite photography skills and results are unmatched. In his spare time, Steve snowboards and creates aerial films with his GoPro outfitted quadcopters.

STEPHEN CLUTE is the Director of Still Post Production and TPI's 360˚ Panorama Specialist.

After receiving his BFA in visual media from Rochester Institute of Technology, Steve joined TPI to pursue his passion for photography and post-production. His exceptional retouching and composite photography skills and results are unmatched. In his spare time, Steve snowboards and creates aerial films with his GoPro outfitted quadcopters.

FARZAD OWRANG is our Adjunct Photographer and has worked with TPI since 1996. Farzad graduated with a BFA in photography from the California College of the Arts where he also minored in film. He is originally from Washington D.C. and his interests range from documentary film to playing bass guitar. Farzad is a practicing photographer whose work has appeared in ArtForum, Art in America, The WSJ and Vogue, among other publications.

FARZAD OWRANG is our Adjunct Photographer and has worked with TPI since 1996.

Farzad graduated with a BFA in photography from the California College of the Arts where he also minored in film. He is originally from Washington D.C. and his interests range from documentary film to playing bass guitar. Farzad is a practicing photographer whose work has appeared in ArtForum, Art in America, The WSJ and Vogue, among other publications.

SEAN CARROLL is the Studio Manager at TPI, joining us in the Fall 2013. Sean is an artist working in photography and video who received an MFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. His photography and video work has been shown in multiple exhibitions in NYC and beyond. His past work experience include stints in photo post-production, art galleries, photo labs, and a four-year position managing artist residencies for Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

SEAN CARROLL is the Studio Manager at TPI, joining us in the Fall 2013.

Sean is an artist working in photography and video who received an MFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. His photography and video work has been shown in multiple exhibitions in NYC and beyond. His past work experience include stints in photo post-production, art galleries, photo labs, and a four-year position managing artist residencies for Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

SUMMER SHIFFMAN assists TPI on Location and in the Studio. Hailing from Los Angeles, Summer is an artist specializing in video and photography. She received her MFA from Parsons The New School and is interested in absurdity, humor and psychology. She brings her experience in film, graphic design and art production to TPI’s aesthetic table and is invested in the integrity of the artwork in TPI’s imagery.

SUMMER SHIFFMAN assists TPI on Location and in the Studio.

Hailing from Los Angeles, Summer is an artist specializing in video and photography. She received her MFA from Parsons The New School and is interested in absurdity, humor and psychology. She brings her experience in film, graphic design and art production to TPI’s aesthetic table and is invested in the integrity of the artwork in TPI’s imagery.

ELIZABETH STREITZ is TPI's Consulting Director of Marketing, Sales and PR. Liz brings close to three decades of strategic marketing, sales, and high net worth sector expertise to TPI. After graduating from Williams College with a BA in political science, she started her career at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette in institutional trading and sales. There, she also worked on the block equity trading floor and helped launch new products managed by DLJ's Alliance Capital. Liz moved on to do coursework in film and at Columbia University School of International Affairs before starting her own consulting firm for Blue Chip financial services and HNW sector clients. Specialties include strategic planning, branding, positioning, marketing and business plans, product development, trends, entrepreneurial projects, hedge/private equity funds marketing, asset management, sales, advertising, PR, strategic partnerships, audience development, website, mobile and social media strategy.

ELIZABETH STREITZ is TPI's Consulting Director of Marketing, Sales and PR.

Liz brings close to three decades of strategic marketing, sales, and high net worth sector expertise to TPI. After graduating from Williams College with a BA in political science, she started her career at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette in institutional trading and sales. There, she also worked on the block equity trading floor and helped launch new products managed by DLJ's Alliance Capital. Liz moved on to do coursework in film and at Columbia University School of International Affairs before starting her own consulting firm for Blue Chip financial services and HNW sector clients. Specialties include strategic planning, branding, positioning, marketing and business plans, product development, trends, entrepreneurial projects, hedge/private equity funds marketing, asset management, sales, advertising, PR, strategic partnerships, audience development, website, mobile and social media strategy.

WILLIAM 'SKIP' POWELL is TPI's Primary Location Assistant. Skip (no relation to Tom) is a Brooklyn-based artist specializing in photography and video. His body of work ranges from album covers and runway glamour shots, to mud-soaked trail rides. With a passion for the great outdoors, Skip typically turns his camera toward the sporting life. On a given weekend, you can be sure to see his not-so-ironic "gone fishing" sign hanging. He's also been known to build a treehouse and serve dutifully as grillmaster.

WILLIAM 'SKIP' POWELL is TPI's Primary Location Assistant.

Skip (no relation to Tom) is a Brooklyn-based artist specializing in photography and video. His body of work ranges from album covers and runway glamour shots, to mud-soaked trail rides. With a passion for the great outdoors, Skip typically turns his camera toward the sporting life. On a given weekend, you can be sure to see his not-so-ironic "gone fishing" sign hanging. He's also been known to build a treehouse and serve dutifully as grillmaster.

ALEX FIELD is based in Berlin and is our Assistant for TPI's European shoots. Alex assisted Tom on the month long shoot in Venice to document five 2013 Venice Biennial artist installations, including Sarah Sze's Triple Point, USA Pavilion.  Alex was born and raised in Newport, RI. He graduated with a BFA in printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design.  In addition to photography for TPI, Alex co-runs an electronic music label and DJ's throughout Europe. His other interests include film, video, electronic music, sound art, geopolitics, colonial American history, and Arctic exploration.

ALEX FIELD is based in Berlin and is our Assistant for TPI's European shoots.

Alex assisted Tom on the month long shoot in Venice to document five 2013 Venice Biennial artist installations, including Sarah Sze's Triple Point, USA Pavilion.  Alex was born and raised in Newport, RI. He graduated with a BFA in printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design.  In addition to photography for TPI, Alex co-runs an electronic music label and DJ's throughout Europe. His other interests include film, video, electronic music, sound art, geopolitics, colonial American history, and Arctic exploration.