Patrick Collard started his early career in architectural drafting, mechanical drafting and technical illustration. In 1988 he became interested in photography and design. He then spent five years in prepress at a commercial print shop while refining his photographic style as a freelance photographer for numerous clients including the Associated Press. After a four-year stop as a staff photographer for The Greenville News, he left the paper to pour all his energy into Patrick Collard Studios. The focus of his photography ranges from commercial, photojournalism, weddings and fine art. He has photographed many professional and NCAA sporting events including NFL, NHL, NBA, US Figure Skating and NASCAR as well as spot news, human interest stories, trials, political events and weddings. His photographs have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines including, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Detroit News, Sports Illustrated, USA Today and The Associated Press remains one of his strongest clients today. He knows what it takes to get your image to press on time and on budget.
The studio is always expanding the quality services it provides and now offers video and animation services. We welcome the opportunity to discuss your next imaging project.