about

Often handed a Vivitar 600 during family road trips to San Francisco, Colby K. Neal began snapping pics in his youth. Born in Santa Maria, CA, unknowingly at the time, turned parental tasking and a hobby, into a career in visual content. 

Without much experience and struggling to land photography gigs in San Diego, Colby was invited to a US Navy SEAL media office in Coronado, CA by a SEAL friend for an introduction to Naval Media.

Soon after, Colby was producing aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) as a US Navy Mass Communication Specialist (MC) out of Everett, WA. Two-time attendee of the Defense Information School outside Baltimore, initially for photojournalism, then later, video production, his imagery was published over 40 times by Navy Newsstand, and numerous news agencies (CNN).

Currently as a digital media content producer in Seattle, Colby continues to pursue endeavors taking his craft to new heights.

Colby K. is an award-winning US military certified Video Production and Documentation Specialist with a Bachelor of Science in Digital Cinema from the Art Institute of Los Angeles, Master of Communication- Digital Media from the University of Washington, and owner of S2M Entertainment (@S2Ment).

Port of Everett, WA surveillance training with the US Navy.

Port of Everett, WA surveillance training with the US Navy.

Covering UW vs Utah in 2017 while a Digital Media graduate student.

Covering UW vs Utah in 2017 while a Digital Media graduate student.