Fine Art Photography

  • Chris Handley

    Chris Hanldley

    For over two decades, Chris Handley has produced advertising and design for agencies and corporations throughout the US.

    He began his career in St. Louis in 1989, as a graphic designer for The Composing Room, a traditional typography house, where he mastered typography and desktop publishing skills while serving some of the top advertising and design firms in the city.

    After his start in St. Louis, the blue waters of Hawaii called. Handley became art director for Honolulu’s largest advertising agency, Starr Seigle McCombs. There he developed collateral advertising campaigns for SSM’s largest billing client, the Bank of Hawaii.

    A move to Atlanta in 1995 led to the opportunity to become an entrepreneur. Today, Handley is creative director for Snowball Creative Group, a company that brings specialized design services to clients.

    Handley enjoys applying his creative approach to a variety of activities, including photography, cooking, playing guitar, figure drawing and gardening.

    A Golden Key National Honor Society graduate of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Handley earned a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication–Design.

    The photography galleries on this website showcase Handley's recent travels including Italian landscapes and architectural accents, local Georgia mountains and vineyards, and the historic districts of Charleston and Elfreth’s Alley in Philadelphia. Some of the photos are High Dynamic Range (HDR) images that are comprised of five different exposures.

    Email Chris to discuss your next fine art photo purchase.

  • Recognition

    Chris Handley began entering photo competitions in September of 2009 and has earned over fifty awards including:

    Water Mill at Cades Cove, TN

    Water Mill at Cades Cove
    2nd, Monochrome

    Tangled Up in Blue

    Tangled Up in Blue
    2nd, Color

    Mail Car

    Mail Car
    Best in Show & 1st, A2Z

    Meesh in Window

    Meesh
    1st, Color

    Swirl

    Swirl
    HM, Digital

    Flying Hiigh

    Flying High
    1st, Color

    Bass Harbor Headlight

    Bass Harbor Head Light
    2nd, Color

    Pin-Ups for Soldiers

    Pin Up Girl
    1st, Monochrome

    Oakland Cemetery

    Oakland Cemetery
    High Point Total, A2Z

    Lighthouse Window

    Lighthouse Wall
    1st, Monochrome

    Barber

    Barber's Poll
    1st, Digital

    Driver 8

    Driver 8
    3rd, Masters
    2nd, Color

    Siena, Italy

    Siena
    Best of the Year, Masters
    3rd, Salon
    3rd, Monochrome

    San Luca, Italy

    San Luca
    1st, Color

    Lighthouse Stairs

    Lighthouse
    1st, Masters
    3rd, Monochrome