Paul Morse is a New Orleans based corporate photographer. With an approach to image making that employs a sensitivity to the delicacies of light and a masterful understanding of space and form, Paul's unique talent enables him to produce striking photographs that succinctly communicate through a language of artfulness and craft.
Paul’s subtle, confident approach has earned him the trust of the President and other world leaders while working at the White House as Deputy Director of Photography from 2001 until 2007 when he desired a new outlet for his creativity.
Paul has been published in magazines and newspapers around the world including Sports Illustrated, Time, US News and World Report, Mens Journal and the New York Times Magazine. His photographs have illustrated the covers of many books on subjects such as the Decision Points by President George W. Bush, Air Force One, the Oval Office and the Los Angeles Lakers. His images are included in the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection.
Recent clients include the President George W. Bush Center, Brookings Institute, Goldman Sachs, The Clinton Global Initiative, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The International Finance Corporation, The Wall Street Journal and ING DIRECT.
Prior to the White House, Paul worked at the Los Angeles Times as a staff photographer for six years, covering sports, news, and the entertainment industry. His career began at the Pasadena Star-News after receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University Long Beach.