A great image is all within the composition

Fortunately for Anthony Tilghman, the camera is a mere tool when sculpting concepts that lead to great marketing and publicity masterpieces. Growing up in Washington, DC put Tilghman in front of an arena teeming to the brim with his visions of becoming a successful entrepreneur.

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Photography & Design
  • Red Carpet/Corporate Functions
  • Creative Design and Publication Designs
  • Modeling and Acting Portfolios
Advertising & Marketing
  • Web and Digital Marketing
  • Brand Identity and Strategy
  • Creative Concepts
  • Graphic Design
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Photo Shoot Production and Planning
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Social Media Marketing


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Anthony Tilghman
, the founder of Anthony Tilghman Enterprises, is an experienced photographer and entrepreneur with years of experience in media, photography, marketing and branding.  He is a lead photographer for several corporate organizations and has created partnerships with large and household-name organizations. 

He also founded Make Smart Cool, a nonprofit organization that gives away scholarships every year to empower young Students & Teachers as well as provides mentorships and resources to Parents and the community.  He founded #MakeSmartCool in 2013 to nurture creative minds and help them set a better path for their future through their education. He aims to show students how crucial getting their education is to being successful in the future. He encourages you to come join him in this journey by visiting 

Known for his strong and precise attention-to-detail as well as his strong work ethic, he has shot at many high-profile events including the Presidential Inauguration, the Academy Awards, and the Grammy Awards. His work has also been featured in major media outlets, such as the Huffington Post and Fox 5. Before starting his journey in photography, he led a career in marketing and advertising with the prestigious Metro Media firm.

His career catapulted to success as he formed partnerships with major companies, including TV-One and Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce in Maryland. His professional experience continued to flourish as his attention-to-detail and his commitment to excellence led him to becoming a featured photographer for exclusive events including NY Fashion Week, the Congressional Black Caucus, the Presidents Dinner, WEEN (Women in Entertainment Network) and the 2009 & 2013 Inauguration. 

With a talent for taking photos with the utmost precision, he is now leading photography for corporate organizations and has built a strong portfolio of work that has been featured on major media news-outlets including Elle Magazine, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Examiner, Fox-5 and TV-One. Being able to create strong partnerships while producing an excellent quality of work has helped him to become the newest official photographer for the National Women’s History Museum. As an entrepreneur who enjoys inspiring creativity, Anthony continues to seek new ways to get involved in the community and further build his reputation which is why he started his Non-Profit #MakeSmartCool In 2013. He continues to serve high-profile clientele such as for the Cherry Blossom Festival, PassPort DC And more.

As an entrepreneur with a restless heart and a passion for innovation, he also has extensive experience in branding, marketing and radio. He has helped companies such as Pante, Redken, and Canon find new ways to make their marketing more effective. He has also Created REBIRTH, an exclusive energy drink to develop his strong brand which was sold in 2013.

Through his work, Anthony Tilghman continues to live out his dreams every day. He built his reputation on a foundation of high-quality work, excellent customer service, and expertise. Having worked with major clientele and with his work featured on major outlets nationwide, he continues to strive for more every day. 

Announcing Anthony Tilghman as the official photographer for the National Women's History Museum!

Watch the work that is to come from Anthony Tilghman as he has been announced as the official photographer for the National Women's History Museum! Anthony will make his debut with the museum at the 2013 Winners of Living Legacy Awards (3rd Annual NWHM de Pizan Honors Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Huffington Post features Anthony Tilghman in latest edition of "Picture Perfect"

Find Anthony Tilghman featured in the latest edition of "Picture Perfect" on HuffingtonPost.com!
Who we are, how are we feeling, what are we doing, where are we going -- photography can reflect all of this, and much more. This is precisely why visual social media....(click here to read more)


85th Academy Awards Ceremony (2013)

Amy Andrews
Anna H.
Anne Hathaway
Catherine Zeta Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Charlize Theron
Daniel Day-Lewis
George Clooney
George Clooney & guest
Halle Berry
Halle Berry
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx & guest
Jeniffer Lawrance
Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
Jessica Chastain
Jessica Castain
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Keri Washington
Nicole kidman
Nicole Kidman
Olivia Munn
Olivia Munn
Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
Quvenzhané Wallis
Quvenzhané Wallis
Salma Hayek
Zoe Saldana

2013 Presidential Inauguration


Emcee Jay Mills photo featured on EBONY.com

Emcee Jay Mills featured in EBONY October Segment of Sonic Boom!

The Pink House! (featured on TheYBF.com)

The Pink House! - The Young, Black, and Fabulous(1)
The Pink House! (featured on TheYBF.com)

2012 Cherry Blossom Parade Featured in Huffington Post

2012 Cherry Blossom Parade
2012 Cherry Blossom Parade Featured in Huffington Post

Tilghman's photo of Grammy-nominated singer Carolyn Malachi selected for the School Fund Campaign Ad!

CM The School Fund

2012 Grammy Awards


83rd Annual Academy Awards

Amy Adams
Amy Adams
Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
Gwenyth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfield
Halle Berry
Halle Berry
Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore
Michelle Williams
Michelle WIlliams
Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock

2011 Tony Awards

patrick-harris & david-burtka
Don Cheadle

Patti Labelle at 10th Annual Power of A Dream Gala (DC)

National Media Recognition

Pepsi XFactor Commercial

2010 Espy Awards

Amare Stoudemire // photos by Anthony Tilghman
danika patrick
Danika Patrick // photos by Anthony Tilghman
amber rose
Amber Rose // photos by Anthony Tilghman
samuel l jackson
Samuel L. Jackson // photos by Anthony Tilghman

2010 WEEN (Women's Entertainment Empowerment Network) Awards

Kim Coles // photo by Anthony Tilghman
Nia Long // photo by Anthony Tilghman
Kandi Burruss (Real Housewives of Atlanta) and super producer Brian Michael Cox // photo by Anthony Tilghman
Lyfe Jennings // photo by Anthony Tilghman

YW in Action Annual Luncheon – "Success! - YWCA National Capital Area"


Features & Mentions

SAYIDTAY (December 2011) - pg. 119
Exceptional People Magazine (December 2011) - pg. 70
Georgetown waterfront flooded - Featured on Wtop.com Homepage Website -http://www.anthonytilghman.com/2011/04/georgetown-waterfront-flooded.html
[Photos] Raheem DeVaughn receives key to the city from Mayor Gray -http://whwweb.com/2011/05/photos-raheem-devaughn-receives-key-to-the-city-from-mayor-gray/
New client, YMCA National Capital Area Luncheon -http://ywcanca.wordpress.com/2011/05/16/yw-luncheon/
Announced as the official conference photographer for the 2011 International Women's Media Foundation Conference - http://www.iwmf.org/
The Georgetowner (Earth, Wind & Fire at Duke Ellington School of Arts) -http://www.georgetowner.com/articles/2011/mar/16/earth-wind-fire-honors-duke-ellington-school-arts/
What's Hot Washington (Snooki & Washington Redskins at Washington Auto Show) -http://whwweb.com/2011/02/snooki-and-redskins-appear-at-the-washington-auto-show-photos/
Sister 2 Sister Magazine - http://anthonytilghman.com/blog/?p=512
Cinderella Foundation Presents Fashion With A Purpose - http://whwweb.com/?p=2117
Kitty Bradshaw Blogiversary Recap - http://kittybradshaw.com/kb-blogiversary-recap/
Photo: Blue Fusion - http://jpgmag.com/photos/2346070
Anthony Tilghman 2010 Tour - http://anthonytilghman.com/blog/?p=94

“Like a cheetah, you can’t just rush; you have to first observe, and get a feel for what you’re up against.” --- Anthony Tilghman