Steven Lyon

Steven Lyon is a photographer, director and conservationist. His first experience in the world of photography began when Andy Warhol shot his portrait for Interview Magazine in 1980. Steven moved to Paris soon after and began a successful modeling career spanning over a decade including iconic campaigns for Versace, Jean Paul Gaultier and Claude Montana. In 1998 he picked up a camera and started shooting industry friends in Los Angeles and Paris. He quickly developed a rich, intimate and cinematic aesthetic and contributed to publications such as Vanity Fairy, GQ, Vogue, S Magazine, Treats and 25, amongst many others. His work has been exhibited in numerous galleries worldwide. An avid conservationist and traveler, Steven developed a passion for wildlife photography and conservation. In 2013, he founded Lyonheartlove, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the world on the horrors of poaching in Africa and the joys of wildlife conservation through documentary films.