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Isle of Palms Beach Photography is owned and operated by Ellis Photo Studio in Charleston, SC. Richard Ellis a three-time Pulitzer Prize nominated international photojournalist. His photography has been featured worldwide in most major publications including Time, Newsweek, US News, People, National Geographic, NY Times, Vanity Fair, Coastal Living, Stern, Paris Match and hundreds of others. He has covered events from war to presidents, popes to princesses; spending 11-years as a foreign correspondent and 8-years as a White House photographer.

Your family beach portraits are too important to trust with just anyone with a camera. Richard Ellis brings his 32 years of experience and talent to your beach portrait session capturing the finest images that will last a lifetime.