Meet The Artists


Stephen Folker is an award winning portrait photographer, who’s work graces the walls of thousands of Quad Cities. In 2004, Stephen founded Giraffe Photography with his wife Elaine and hasn’t looked back since. His goal is to create artwork that stands the test of time, without falling into a mold of what’s been done.


Elaine Folker is a highly driven photographer and lead designer at Giraffe Photography. Since the beginning, Elaine has has photographed hundreds of weddings. Her keen eye to detail and unique sense of style has been published in numerous publications over the years. When she’s not busy helping Stephen run the studio, she enjoys spending time with their son, Levi.


We’re friendly and available to help. Reach out to us anytime and we’ll book your shoot or happily answer your questions.

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2302 E. 11th St, Ste 3, Davenport, IA


Ariel & Cole Young

"So easy to work with and our pictures were beautiful! I would highly recommend them to everyone in need of a photographer!"

Matthew & Elliot Haffarnan

"Stephen and Elaine were fun, flexible, and extremely professional. There style of photography is fantastic, loved all of the candid shots. Would highly recommend Giraffe Photography!"

Morgan Ottier

"Giraffe was a wonderful choice for us. The photographer, Stephen, displayed the perfect combination of candid shots while remembering the important family/posed photos."



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