Our Team

We are here to educate, help, learn and collaborate with other photographers and creatives.   With over 60 years of  experience together, we have very different experiences and backgrounds in Photography and outside of Photography.  Memberships options are available here.

KD Morris - Managing Director of CandleLight Studio 215

KD Morris has been a photographer since 1980. He is well known for his fashion, event and concert photography as well as "everything  you need a photographer ​for..."  KD is the current house photographer for the Dell East and shoots at the New York, Atlantic City and Philadelphia Fashion Week. He likes to educate and facilitate workshops pertaining to photography. ​ KD is also the founder of the Philadelphia School Of Creative School of Endeavors.  Please check back for the class schedule. 

James "JC" Carmichael Jr. - Studio Partner

JC has been a professional photographer for over 3 years.  He is well known for his Corporate and Event Photography.  He has been retained for events by the following companies, Wells Fargo, Capital Grill,  Del Frisco's, Vesper Sports bar,  H & R Block,  Stratus Night Club,  Ashton Cigar Bar,  Sugarman Sugar,  and The Pyramid Club.  He is the man behind the lens of the #shoecamsunday, you can follow him on instagram

Floyd Shade - Studio Partner

Floyd Shade has been a photographer for over 13 years.  His passion for photography comes from meeting and working with various clients and watching their ideas become a reality.  His work focuses on capturing a moment in time, whether it's portraiture, lifestyle imagery, the game winning shot, or just the perfect light.

He is always experimenting with new techniques, and is  equally comfortable with analog and digital technologies, and uses both according to the needs of the project.  He has been published in the Philadelphia Tribune and has his work published on a few books.  Floyd also specializes in high-end photo retouching. Please check back for his one on one classes for lighting, and photo retouching. 

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Candlelight Studio 215

2930 Jasper St. 

Suite 201

Philadelphia, PA 19134 


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