Taylor Ballantyne Director//Photographer
New York & Los Angeles
In 2017, Taylor joined the elite few women in the 60-year history of the Sports Illustrated Magazine(SI) to earn a national cover. Her issue featured Russell Westbrook, basketball icon.
In 2018, she received her first spread in the coveted SI Swimsuit Issue. In tandem, SI commissioned Taylor’s “In Her Own Words” a short film about powerful women speaking their truths.
Taylor presents lifestyle, beauty and design as if that were easy. She solicits authentic performances whether she is working with super-models, elite athletes, celebrities or the man/women next door.
Taylor has a BFA from the NYC School of Visual Arts(SVA) in Photography(2010) and an extensive work history with Sports Illustrated(SI) and related brands. She has mastery in both stills and moving imagery beyond her years.