Shawn O


Photography & Designs by Shawn O'Brien


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Primarily a travel and landscape photographer, I also use my images as source material to create digital art. My work has generated over 20,000 commercial license and print sales including 30+ Book, CD and Media Covers (most recently a re-release of Pulitzer Prize-winner Herman Wouk's classic 'Don't Stop the Carnival').

A few quick notes about this shopping cart:

1) This shopping cart is powered by Fine Art America (aka, allowing you to choose and add high quality options like paper, matting, framing and formats such as canvas, metal prints, acrylic, etc.

2) The FAA watermark does NOT appear in any prints or other products.

3) Don't need a print? ...but the actual digital file of any of my imagery? Images are available as digital files from me directly under rights managed licenses. Please contact me directly (sobrien at travelpixpro dot com) for an affordable quote based on your use of the file. This option is perfect for everything from personal digital scrap-booking to major publishing needs.

4) Many original photos also have multiple digital treatments including black and white versions, color splash, square formats, different digital derivatives, etc. which can be found in my treatment-specific galleries.

5) Galleries are organized by destination as well as digital treatment. For example, a Grand Canyon image will be part of a larger Grand Canyon gallery and, if it also has a digital treatment applied such as "vintage" or "color splash," it will also be part of that treatment gallery.

6) All images on this profile, both photographs and digital art, are fully created and copyrighted (all rights reserved) by Shawn O'Brien.

Please feel free to contact me directly for any comments, questions or suggestions at

A little about me:

Outside of his MARCOM work for high tech and consumer start-ups, Shawn created and began to market his own brand of photography in 2004. Under that brand, TravelPixPro, he has sold over 20,000 image licenses and fine art prints.

Sales include 30+ book and CD covers (most recently a re-release of Herman Wouk's classic "Don't Stop the Carnival"). Marquee publishers using TravelPixPro imagery include Fodor's, The Travel Channel, Travel + Leisure, USA Today Travel,, INC., Yahoo! Travel, MSN Travel, MSN Money, MSN Luxury Review,, Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal's SmartMoney, Bloomberg, U.S. News & World Report, ComputerWorld, CNN Money, International Living and Men's Fitness.

Corporate image buyers include Ritz-Carlton, Marriott Hotels, British Airways, American Express Vacations,,, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Luxury Link, Apple Inc., Royal Caribbean International, Carnival Cruise Line, Diamond Cruises, Buffington Homes, Sierra Club, HomeAway, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of State, The University of Texas, MovieFone, Texas Department of Transportation and AAA.

Beginning in 2005, Shawn also helped develop another company, Brainchild, Inc. As a non-employee investor, he developed the brand identities for Brainchild, Inc. and it's first product, the PLANKET, through logo designs, collateral creation, product packaging artwork, advertising pieces, web site graphics and retail floor display artwork. To date, over 2 million PLANKETs have been sold.

In 2008, Shawn was invited to serve as the MARCOM Director for a new sports drink company launched at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and endorsed by several gold-medal athletes including Michael Phelps. Here, Shawn handled a wide range of MARCOM development including product packaging design, collateral creation and brand messaging.

In 2012, Shawn created another brand - The MARCOM Handyman - - under which he continues today working as a MARCOM professional specializing in small business and start-up MARCOM development. Check the self-designed HTML5 site for portfolio samples.

Want to connect on LinkedIn? Find my profile at Shawn's LinkedIn Profile.