Career Highlights

  • During his 20+ years of experience as a visual communicator, commercial photographer Paul S. Howell has been published in over 50 countries, including major publications such as Time, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune, LeFigaro, ParisMatch, Stern and El Mundo.  This award-winning photographer has photographed seven Presidents, five Nobel Peace Prize winners and Pope John Paul II, in addition to hundreds of newsmakers and business leaders.
  • As a commercial photographer, he has done many assignments for leading international corporations such as CDW, Chevron, Exxon, Fairmount, Gazprom, HBO, HP, Lucent, McKesson, Noble Corporation, Oracle, Pfizer, Raytheon, Siemens and Toyota.
  • His corporate and editorial assignments have taken him to Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, The Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela, in addition to assignments across the United States.  A versatile photographer who combines artistry with media savvy, Paul has been published in a diverse range of publications, including USA Today, The New York Times, Business Week, Ad Week, Reader’s Digest, Family Circle, Scholastic, Entertainment Weekly and People.
  • An expert in digital photography, Paul has vast experience with on-location lighting situations of any type. His specialties include environmental portraits, photographing people at work in a reportage style, creative architectural photography of buildings / corporate assets and industrial photography.
  • Paul was a staff photojournalist for 17 years, including 11 years with the Houston Chronicle, Texas’ largest newspaper.  Working as a newspaper photographer required Paul to work efficiently, be resourceful on a limited budget and work under challenging circumstances. Commercial photography became the vehicle he chose to use these skills to deliver excellent work on time and within budget for corporate clients.
  • Paul S Howell’s photography operations are based out of the Upper Midwest and Houston, with the vast majority of his assignments done on-location.  He loves traveling for assignments, capturing excellent photography and he thrives on conquering challenging tasks.
  • On-location commercial photography assignments based out of the Upper Midwest and Houston, traveling throughout the United States and Latin America
  • Published in more than 50 countries, including major magazines and newspapers such as Time, Forbes, Fortune, USA Today, Le Figaro, ParisMatch and Stern
  • Numerous assignments for Fortune 500 companies, including CDW, Chevron, Gazprom, Noble Corporation, Oracle and Toyota
  • International assignments in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, The Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela as well as assignments across the United States
  • Photographed seven Presidents, five Nobel Peace Prize winners and Pope John Paul II on three occasions.
  • 17 years past experience as staff photojournalist with newspapers, including 11 years with Texas’ largest newspaper,  Houston Chronicle
  • Specialties: corporate portraits, architectural photography, aerial photography, industrial photography and photography of people working, editorial photography
  • Numerous state, regional and national awards for photography
Pope John Paul II during World Youth Day festivities in Denver
Rigoberta Menchu, Nobel Peace Prize winner in Texas
George W. Bush, Texas gubernatorial candidate, dove hunting in Texas
President Bill Clinton and Pope John Paul II in Denver
Texas Governor George W. Bush and Laura in Austin
Taken when I was in college, Nancy and Ronald Reagan campaigning for president in Dallas