“Rush” as he is known professionally, has worked around the globe as a photographer. Much of Rush’s career has been spent shooting apparel from the right to left coasts. In recent years his focus has shifted to advertising campaigns for major corporations but always with the specialty of photographing people. Rush’s skills with lighting both in studio and on location are exceptional. Clients have described him as “extremely creative” and a “technical wiz”, as well as “terrific collaborator” and “fun on the set”.
Currently Portland, Oregon is home base, but Rush has been known to travel at length to create great images.
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“I have had the pleasure of working with Anthony Ledbetter on several editorial projects for publications including Willamette Week and The Oregonian. The results are always extraordinary. His technical expertise is invaluable and Anthony brings a unique, creative, perspective to every project. He has the rare ability to translate complex ideas—his own or that of collaborators’—into stunning visuals.” Vivian McInerny, Fashion Writer for The Oregonian
“Anthony was a genuine delight to work with. His vision and execution always exceeded my expectations. Anthony brings a warmth and an artistic touch to the projects we worked on together. He was a wonderful part of the team presenting ideas that could make the concept work better and he is a great guy! I whole-heartedly recommend Anthony for any project that requires wonderful photography.” Barbara Baugnon, Senior Art Director, Young & Roehr Group
“I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to work and collaborate with Anthony Rush Ledbetter for over twenty years. Not only is he an amazing photographer, but he is the only photographer I have ever worked with who knows more about the specific details of any shoot he is working on better than I do! Anthony always maintains the integrity of the project he is working on, while simultaneously focusing on his clients bottom line, a skill that is more important now than ever.” Wendy Dreaney, Wendy Dreaney Productions
“Having worked with Anthony on a number of photography related projects over the years, I can highly recommend his services. Anthony is not only known throughout the Pacific Northwest as a skilled professional, he’s also held in high regard for his professionalism and easy-going charm. Quite simply, Anthony is a pleasure to work with and the final product never disappoints.” Jill Spitznass, Portland Tribune
“Anthony Rush Ledbetter’s creative point of view is extraordinary. His sensibility for the human experience can transform even the most benign (and let’s admit it: “boring”) products. How rare it is to find talent of his caliber…and one who can also effortlessly communicate with clients while project managing the details. His charisma, dedication, and intelligent approach to the work belies the witty and passionate personality that lurks within.” Kim Borrillo, Director, Account Services, YRG Communications
“Anthony is an absolute pleasure and inspiration to work with. He combines an incredible creative talent with a sound work ethic and fantastic people skills. Anthony listens to what you want to accomplish through a project and then takes you to the next level. The results he delivers have always exceeded my expectations.” Richard P. Watson, Managing Director ADP