Jeff Scher is a professional free-lance photographer based in Portland, Maine who
specializes in sports, editorial and corporate assignments.
Born and raised in New York City, Jeff attended Purchase College in Purchase, NY where he received a BFA in Photography in 1989. Jeff specializes in photographing people on location. He works efficiently to create dynamic and graphic images of his subjects. Jeff is an avid cyclist, skier, hiker and all around outdoor enthusiast.
Traveling extensively, Jeff has taken assignments in North America, Central America and Europe. Skilled at working in a variety of challenging conditions, Jeff has been chased by Killer Bees in the jungles of Belize, tossed around during a nasty storm in the North Sea and has battled 75 mph wind and blowing snow on the slopes of Mount Washington. Under pressure, whether it is from the skies of Mother Nature or the vortex of evaporating time in a boardroom, Jeff consistently emerges from the shoot with strong images that are powerful, unique and perfect for his clients needs.
Published images have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, PC World, Healthleaders, The New York Daily News, The New York Post, The Washington Post, Bangor Daily News, Direct, Downeast, AMC Outdoors, Backpacker, Doctor Patient, Boston Common, Linqua Franca, Rock and Ice, Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors, Natural New England, Videography, Location Update, Vermont Sports Today and also in numerous books, corporate brochures and on the web.
Clients include; Down East, Maine Boats Homes and Harbors, Ocean Navigator Magazine, Wooden Boat, Notheast Boating, Boston Common, Friedman Gaythwaite Wolf & Leavitt, Maguire Construction, Kevin Browne Architecture, Redfern Properties, Bellingham Bell, Stone Craft, Inc., Higgins Beach Maine.com, Casco Bay Sports, Portland Symphony Orchestra, Six River Marine, Artisan Boatworks, Yachting Solutions, Fairchild Semiconductor, Alliance Energy Corp., Sitki Art, Massimos Restaurant and Saint Joseph’s College.