Eli Warren creates editorial and commercial portraits of professionals in creative fields - painters, artists, sculptors, authors, musicians and more. Books and magazines locally and across the United States use Eli’s photography for their publications.
Group portrait of 12 broadway actresses from the play Miss Saigon, all shot against a gray background with painterly light and beautiful posing.
Environmental portrait of South Carolina sculpture artist Kymberly Day at her overpacked storage unit in Clemson, SC. The sculptures are made of foam and other materials.
Portrait of model Maggie Sibert staring into the camera, a soft but moodily lit window light on her face. Short cropped hair and subtle makeup, wearing a black shirt and silver earrings.
Black and white film portrait of photographer Chelsea Ashford yelling with her mouth wide open and a fun look in her eyes.
Happy down to earth man in a baseball hat leaning against a rusty door smiling with his arms crossed.
Fun shot of a young man's head floating on a red background. Shot in camera.
Mountainous environmental editorial portrait of Taylors Mill artist Nathan Bertling for Town Magazine. Standing by his plein air easel wearing a blue button up and brown hat laughing with his brushes in his hand and the sun setting over the lake and mountains in the background.
Dark moody portrait of Greenville SC author and jeweler Sarah Mandell. Young woman in a black tee shirt and leather jacket looking thoughtfully off camera, low key lighting with a black background.
Editorial portrait of author Mark Sibley-Jones, teacher at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts, sitting at a small table holding a glass of whiskey and a cigar looking intensely in camera. With a dark mood and wooden background.
Portrait of a husband and wife standing in their little boy's room by a desk and a wall covered in license plates. Shot for Country Living magazine. Editorial style environmental portrait with bright colors and nice lighting.
Man in suit sitting on a leather couch looking contemplative with a canvas background behind him. Portrait shot for an editorial in Town Magazine.
Young female filmmaker and director Erin Derham in a stylish black and red flower print outfit sitting on a stool against a white background looking thoughtfully into the camera.
Portrait of a woodworker with a white beard sitting on a tree stump amongst some logs in front of his workshop with the sun over his shoulder.
Black and white studio headshot of comedienne Keri Lumm. Sitting at a table with her arms crossed smiling into the camera.
Headshot of Greenville woodcut artist and printmaker Kent Ambler wearing a blue shirt and staring intensely into the camera. Light gray background with an interesting lighting and mood.
Dark contrasty shot of rapper and musician Eddie Johnson in studio wearing a hoody and white tee shirt looking off camera.
Children's book author Jean Hunt wearing all white laughing while sitting at a metal table in her garden with sunlight streaming in over her shoulder and white flowers all around.
Guy with shaved head and beard smoking a cigar wearing a brown leather jacket against a dark painted wall looking intensely at the camera.
Tightly cropped headshot of a young woman wearing glasses and a striped shirt looking deeply into the camera. Shot for an exhibit at the Greenville Center for Creative Arts featuring their fellowship recipients.
Environmental portrait of artist Glory Lophlin wearing a white shirt and yellow overalls for a Town Magazine article about her work. Shot on the plant filled back steps of the Art & Light Gallery just off Pendleton St in the arts district of West Greenville.
Editorial portrait of artist Jeffrey Leder on his couch at his house in downtown Greenville. Wearing a black button up and cool glasses looking thoughtfully in camera. Shot for an article in Town Magazine.
Black and white creative headshot of artist Jeffrey Leder wearing glasses and a short white beard.
Portrait of artist and educator Carl Blair sitting in his basement studio with his paint wearing the clothes he painted. Looking thoughtful. Shot for a multi page feature in Town Magazine.
Woman sitting on the couch with her dog looking off thoughtfully while the dog looks the opposite direction. Dark and painterly lit shot with a lamp off to the side.
Portrait of singer and guitarist Marcus King for an article in Talk Magazine. Marcus wearing a cool hat in the record room at his house in Greenville South Carolina with his metal guitar, music posters, and crates of records sitting on the edge of the couch looking in camera.
Artist Lynn Greer in black pants and a purple coat looking off into the distance standing on top of a downtown buliding with the Greenville city skyline in the background. Dark moody atmosphere with a gray tone and stormy skies.
Artist portrait of Michelle Jardines wearing a red top and pencil skirt standing interestingly against a dark gray background with weathered wood flooring underneath.
Conceptual portrait of sculptor Kymberly Day wearing a brown trench coat looking pensively in camera surrounded by large foam sculptures of Greek mythological creatures and characters in her living room in Central, South Carolina. Dark atmosphere with a lamp over her shoulder.
Self portrait I created in studio with a super dark gritty look in black and white. Guy with a beard and a mean expression staring into the camera.
Environmental portrait of a young woman with bright red hair in a teal craft room filled with teal objects and dress making supplies. Editorial portrait used in a Town Magazine article.
Sculptor and teacher Joe Thompson in a flannel button up and jeans leaning against a work table in his studio with interesting glass windows behind him. Used in an article for Town Magazine.
Editorial portrait of illustrator Ben Schipper sitting at his work station in his house in Greenville, South Carolina. Illustrations on his computer screens and posters and other artwork on his walls.
Portrait of painter and textile artist Meredith Piper in her studio in downtown Greenville overlooking the river. Sitting on a stool leaned in to the camera smiling with artwork pieces covering the walls around her.
Portrait of writer Ashley Brown wearing a red dress leaning against a weathered wooden slatted wall with her arms at her sides smiling in a fun way at the camera.
Author Will Roche wearing a suit sitting in a chair in his well decorated living room with window light streaming in.
Portrait of ceramics artist and teacher Alice Ballard in her Greenville, South Carolina home studio wearing all black and holding a plant pod piece made of clay with plant life and studio tools surrounding her. Used for an article in Town Magazine.
Young woman dressed well in a classroom with felting supplies smiling at the camera.
Headshot of artist and poet Brandon Seabrook Nelson with gauged earrings, short beard, and baseball hat staring intensely into the camera at an angle. With a light gray background and toned edit.