Roderick Angle is a photographer and filmmaker based in New York City. He specializes in fashion, lifestyle and branding. Roderick is a storyteller focused communicating brand values with an edgy style that reveal his roots in the music world and his personal fascination with the eccentrics and outliers our world.
After receiving a BFA in photography from The School of Visual Arts, Roderick started his creative career as a fashion photographer. He apprenticed with famed photographer David LaChapelle and went on to establish himself as a sought after photographer in his own right with a long list of editorial and advertising credits. In 2006, Angle assumed the role of Creative Director at Vis Vitae, a full-service digital photography and retouching studio in New York City’s Flatiron District specializing in high-end fashion and commercial imaging. Acting as agency, photographer and post-house combined, Roderick Angle and Vis Vitae have provided editorial and print advertising work for clients including Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Calvin Klein Jeans, Ralph Lauren, Surface Magazine, and Details Magazine. Roderick’s photography work has also been exhibited at New York City galleries including The School of Visual Arts Museum, Stricola Contemporary, and The Apartment.
As a film director, Roderick has become increasing immersed in the short documentary film format. As a documentary filmmaker, Roderick is focused on establishing deep connections with his subjects to communicate the true nature of their contribution to our world. He launched his About Themselves channel as a personal journal to share a curated selected of portraits, short films and conversations with people in their own words. Roderick’s photographic and cinematic portraits explore the lives, work, and philosophy of unique individuals and creative practitioners that forge their own identities and live according to their own belief systems.
Roderick Angle lives in New York City with his wife and two children. He works out of Vis Vitae studio in downtown Manhattan’s Flatiron district.