Founded by award-winning photographers Scott Smith, and Zach Thomas, Monarch Creative is one of the most respected commercial photography studios in North America.


At our headquarters in historic St. Augustine, Florida, our founders and staff bring well-over over 30+ years experience serving national brands, global companies, and commercial clients across the U.S. We gladly welcome local clients from Jacksonville, Miami, Atlanta and other nearby cities to join us in our studio, or we'll bring Monarch talent on location anywhere you need it, around the world.

  • Mercedes Benz 
  • Mcdonalds
  • Bealls Outlets
  • Brooks Rehabilitation
  • Flagler College
  • Finial Builders
  • HADP Architects
  • Florida Medical Assoc.
  • Infiniti Golf  
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Texaco
  • Suddath
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Jacksonville University
  • The Loop Restaurants
  • Stellar
  • Florida State College of Jacksonville
  • The Players Championship
  • Vystar Credit Union
  • Volvo North America




Portraits by Monarch


Zach Thomas
Partner, Photographer / Creative Lead


Scott Smith
Partner, Photographer / Corporate Relations


Associates and Staff


Drea Famiglietti
Studio Manager


Dylann Spann
Assistant + Editor

+ Why hire Monarch?

Simple. There is not a photography studio in Northeast Florida with the capibilties and range of expertise when it comes to producing commercial photography.

+ How much?

We would be happy to create a custom quote for you, as every client and project is unique.

+ What photography services do you offer?

As a multiple photographer studio, we can handle any commercial project, from in studio headshots to large onsite productions.

Open Positions

Studio Intern

Join the Monarch team and gain real world experience in the professional photography industry.  Looking for motivated photographers, graphic designers, and public relations and communications majors.  Minimum qualifications below.



  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite Software
  • Very Organized
  • Enrolled or Graduate of Higher Education
  • Basic Camera Skills

Photo Assistant


Studio and location photo assistant.  Work with our lead photographers on a variety of photography projects, as a hands on assistant.  Opportunity to progress your photography and learn from the professionals.  Ability to meet the physical demands of the job is a high requirement.



  • Camera Skills / Basic Lighting Knowledge
  • Professional + Personable
  • Enrolled or Graduate of Higher Education
  • Ability to Lift 75 lbs


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