Steve Batz, the other Chopstick Guy, is an accomplished and published photographer with 30 years behind the lens. His images have been found in many of the top music magazines, album covers, newspapers and online throughout the web. Steve’s ability to capture emotion at just the right moment has allowed him to travel the globe as a humanitarian project photographer for World Vision, and Compassion International, and Focus of a Child.

Steve has been teaching photography, working with workshops and leading teams of photographers over the last 15 years and truly has a passion for helping others increase their skills in photography. You can describe Steve's teaching as fun, enthusiastic and passionate.

Steve is a husband to one, father of two and a friend of many. He resides in Granite Bay California, with his wife and two daughters.

Steve Batz woman holding sand in red rocks canyon red tassel earrings

Steve Batz portrait of woman on road blacktop in blue dress high heels blue sky

Steve Batz woman in white dress in old abandoned railway tunnel light streaking