Steve Jess has been a Commercial Photographer since shortly after he finished his Photography and Digital Imaging diplomas in 1996-97. 

In 2000, Steve became part of the prepress team at the Chronicle Herald and Mail Star of that time. While honing his desktop publishing and Photoshop skills at The Chronicle Herald, Steve kept his photography passion going when clients like the QEII Foundation and Vintage Guitar Magazine kept Steve busy with yearly calendars and fundraising events that QE2 Foundation needed photos of.


After finishing at the Chronicle Herald in 2011, Steve continued into a full time role with Steve Jess Photography and In September and October of 2014 Steve Jess Photography had front cover images on Halifax Magazine for "Fashion Force" and  Andre Livingston's photo of "Andre the Giant". East Coast Living and Steve Jess Photography placed second ( silver ) at the 2015 Atlantic Journalism Awards for the front cover of a Brunswick st. house that has been restored Inside and out. The Front cover featured the owner in front of the restored house with his Great Danes at dusk..

Recently Steve has been consistently photographing for  ReFined Magazine and " shooting "  clients that seek out commercial images that requires the creative prowess that Steve brings to his photography....