Northern California native Kevin OBrien studied Comparative Literature (French & English) at the University of California at Santa Barbara before beginning his foray into photography in Paris. Under the premise of learning to speak French, Kevin worked at Studio Astre where he met and went on to first assist Michael Thompson, relocating him to New York City. He currently resides in NYC with his wife & young son. Kevin’s fashion and beauty photography has been featured in the pages of Elle, Flair, In Style, Details, Interview, and Lucky magazine. His advertising collaborations include J Crew , Madewell, GAP, Land’s End, Ralph Lauren, Laura Mercier, Elizabeth Arden and John Freida.