about us

Distance. Lens. Enchantment. A picture’s worth a thousand words, so we’ll be brief.  Ralph Cole, Inc. is a commercial studio providing excellence in both photography and service – whether in our substantial studio or on location worldwide, or whether you need digital capture, manipulation, storage and output or more traditional techniques.

Our 7,000 -square foot studio includes a full kitchen, a 30 ft. cyc wall and a full-time staff, enabling us to meet any creative need.  Our off-road mobile photo lab allows us to bring studio conveniences and equipment to the roughest terrain.  And our travels to the globes most distant settings are undeniable evidence:  We speak the visual language of any country or culture.

What’s more, our professional demeanor clicks with a diverse roster of clients, which has enabled us to become proficient in all categories of photography, from corporate, editorial and product assignments to food, architectural and conceptual illustrative imaging.  We also have an ever growing library of stock and travel photography available on a moments notice.

So After 166 words, we invite you to enjoy thousands more with a look through our portfolio.


Ralph Cole

With over 30 years experience, Ralph offers 20/20 insight.  No matter the shot or the location worldwide, Ralph delivers unique observation and outcome.  His Midwestern spirit and artist's eye ensures each image takes on a life of its own.  Whether it's editorial, corporate assignments, food, people or products, Ralph welcomes every challenge as he helps create the best image, and impression, possible.

steph_4377Stephanie Cole

Serving as Studio Manager, Stephanie brings an element of organization the the...organization.  Whether it's scheduling, billing , producing photo shoots, studio marketing or coming up with a prop recently "unfindable," Stephanie wears many hats with great style.  As an East Coast native, Stephanie's urban spirit brings welcome balance to the shop, as loyal friend, gracious hostess and fashion guru to each client and colleague.