Chad Phillips was born and raised in South Dakota. The northern Great Plains is and always will be his home. Chad’s formal photographic and design training happened in Kansas City where he was also fortunate to work for one of Kansas City’s fashion studio. After marrying his High School sweetheart Becky in 85, they moved back to South Dakota where they established their roots for raising a family. In 2003 Becky and Chad opened a photography studio in downtown Sioux Falls. After a couple of moves, they have settled in a spacious 1,600 sq foot studio. Chad works with local and national clients. In 2011 they launched their Fine Art & South Dakota Landscape Photography website. This new venture showcases Chad’s photography and artwork. Though South Dakota is home base, they love to travel. Chad’s images and art from around the world are available through this website. In 2012 Chad was selected as the South Dakota Photographer of the Year by the South Dakota Professional Photographers Association. Chad also received the prestigious Kodak Gallery Award for his fine art print “Where The Buffalo Roam”
Chase served in the Air Force for 6 years. After he got out of the military he moved back to South Dakota to be closer with his family. He gained his work ethic and sense of dedication from his experience in the military. He still lives by the three core values of the Air Force "Integrity First, Excellence In All We Do and Service Before Self". He has two amazing children that love to come to the studio and hang out with their dad and grandparents. He gained his passion for web design from his father Chad Phillips being around the studio his whole life. He loves to further his knowledge and experience by doing research and doing projects for clients. In his free time, he likes to relax at home read, watch TV or go out with family and friends.