About Evin Thayer

Houston Family Photographer Houston Photographer,  Evin Thayer has established himself as one of Houston’s finest professional photographers.  His career has spanned more than 40 years and his passion for people is reflected in the beautiful works of photographic art he creates. “These are exciting times we live in!” he states.  “Even with the advent of new technology, there will always be a need for creative, skilled, professional photographers.  The creative rules of composition, lighting, and great expressions still apply to create a one of a kind image.” Evin Thayer is a third generation Houstonian and is committed to giving back to the community. He believes each person can contribute in some way to make Houston a better place and has enjoyed working with many non-profits and charities including:

  • Houston Ballet
  • Houston Symphony
  • Houston Humane Society
  • Friends for Life no-kill animal shelter
  • PAWS Houston
  • AIDS Foundation Houston
  • Montrose Counseling Center
  • Covenant House Texas
  • Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston
  • Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Association
  • Music Doing Good
  • KUHF Public Radio
  • Houston Firefighters Calendar (raising over a million dollars for the Children’s Burn and Cripple Fund over a 13 year period)

Evin Thayer is also well known for photographing local and national celebrities including: President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush; Astronauts Gene Cernan, John Glenn and Alan Bean; Houston Mayor Annise Parker; Houston Trauma Surgeon and Professor Dr. “Red” Duke; Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Nolan Ryan; professional ballroom dancer Mark Ballas from the ABC program Dancing With The Stars; Houston Rockets and Basketball Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon; Country Music Hall of Fame Singer, Song Writer and Actor Kenny Rogers; Miss Universe 1995 Chelsi Smith; Tony Award winner and the National Medal of Arts winner Tommy Tune; author Dr. Carolyn Farb also known as The First Lady of Philanthropy in Texas; Houston socialite, political activist, businesswoman, and former talk show host Joanne King Herring; and Houston socialite and philanthropist Lynn Wyatt. Evin Thayer has the vision and skill to make each photographic image a unique and memorable work of art.  Let Evin Thayer photograph you next! Call 713-524-0199 to set up a consultation at Evin Thayer Studios. “Where Photography becomes Art”