Born in Atlanta, GA USA, Stephen McMennamy, raised for 5 years in the Philippines, attended Savannah College of Art and Design, he attended the advertising school, the Creative Circus, started in 1998 as an art director his advertising career, became a creative director, won awards such as Communication Arts, Cannes Film Festival shortlist, etc. He quit his advertising focus and started concentrating on content creation.
Stephens’s father was a mechanical engineer and so right from the young age, he was exposed to tinkering, failure, experimentation, and solving technical problems.
Based in Atlanta, Stephan is one of the masterminds of AT&T’s candid kid’s ad campaign. He is an Instagram genius. He makes Funny Photo Mashup by combining still or moving images of two objects to create a shareable and surreal experience.
Stephen McMennamy is well-known for creating an original image in ’Combophotos’ a series. Stephen McMennamy works as an Art Director. He pursues his hobby and works on unique creations and it is worldwide featured including Adweek and CNN News. He is a creative director during the day hours and by night he is the Instagram sensation.
The ideas of Stephen McMennamy present true combination, no matter, if it is a Sriracha battle or a fashionable woman walking with pencils as legs on the city streets. Stephen McMennamy presents organic ideas. They make sense at times and are fun. He says his real work of Funny Photomanipulation begins once he starts working on the idea. He begins with real work, lots of shooting and editing.
Stephen always loved photography and it was a natural progression to use his creativity with his hobby. He liked his work and found it interesting to work on two different and drastic scales. Stephen made his hobby work professionally.
Stephen McMennamy loves blending, warping, distorting and manipulating reality. He uses a simple and clean style. It is a technically minded and creative style. As he was working in advertising, he was doing a lot of TV production and he gained better understanding of Funny Photo Mashup that he began doing YouTube tutorials. His signature style is clean, simple, and graphic. Through Instagram, he found creative outlet and found it to be liberating and inspiring. He loves to create and explore combo photo challenge and he feels like solving some puzzles.
Funny Photo Manipulation-Stephen Mcmennamy