Photographer | Copywriter | Content Creator
A Fort Payne, Alabama-based photographer offering captivating visual imagery and marketing.

Steven Stiefel is the Publisher and Editor of The Fort Payne (AL) Times-Journal, covering education, business, politics, art, lifestyle, social media, science and technology. He is the CEO of a marketing consultancy called Stiefel Creative that offers fashion-inspired magazine-style portrait photography, headshots and commercial product photography in-studio or on-location, along with copywriting and content marketing services.

He served as the Editor in Chief of, a global lifestyle brand for fashion-forward men and women that site ranked for three consecutive years as the second most visited website in the world in the men’s lifestyle category.

He also served as the Marketing Manager for the MavTV national television network. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and earned his master’s degree in strategic communications from Troy University.

His interests include filmmaking, college football, traveling, spending time with his daughter, and listening to live music. He has received awards for photojournalism and in-depth news reporting from the Alabama Press Association.

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We offer a variety of photographic styles and genres, including fashion and lifestyle visual content marketing for websites, social media, & more.


We help to build websites and create the content that creates demand and inform niche readerships.


We employ a wide range of strategies to build email databases and drive interaction with brands through newsletters and more.


Discover or rediscover your brand, from conceptualization to execution and implementation across all platforms. We help startups and entrepreneurs create exciting brands.


We create distinctive content for publications and websites. We also create fine art prints for home or office decor, as well as private and public art collections.


Need help building an online presence? Finding the voice of your organization’s brand? We can help to build your social channels and populate posts with compelling content.

I’ve worked with Steven going on 10 years now and couldn’t recommend anyone higher.

Laurens Antoine
Laurens Antoine
US Director of Photography, FHM Magazine

Steven was instrumental in MavTV’s ability to build the value of our start-up company and successfully sell the company. Steven has been a tremendous self-starter and was responsible for keeping a 24/7 television network on the air, 365 days of the year. Steven is a nose-to-the-grindstone sort of guy and is a consummate team player.

Rob Stevens
Rob Stevens
SVP of Programming & Advertising, MavTV

Steven is a very loyal and honorable person to work with. He is not only diligent, but committed to a high level of quality in everything he does.

Jocelyn Binder
Jocelyn Binder
Model, Wilhelmina Models

One of the most professional individuals I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with! He adds personality and a touch of class to everything while always keeping the main objective first! Top-notch in the field and highly recommended by everyone I know in the industry.

Tara Lynn Overby
Tara Lynn Overby
Client Services Manager


The different aspects and interests of my life and personality.

My daughter is the most important person in my life and my best friend.

Movie Lover
Movie Lover

When I was younger, my dream was to become the next Steven Spielberg.

College Football!
College Football!

Auburn fan (War Eagle!) and author of a blog about the sport.

Music Fan
Music Fan

I love going to live shows and discovering new bands to enjoy.

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Stiefel Creative
1810 Williams Avenue NE,
Fort Payne, AL, 35967