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Scott D.

Houston, TX, USA

$500 - $2500 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

  • Documentary DP

  • Production Company



  • Multiple cameras
  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Sliders

About Scott

Scott Dalton is a documentary photographer and filmmaker living in Houston, Texas. He was based for 14 years throughout Latin America, mainly in Bogotá, Colombia, where he covered the civil conflict and drug war before returning to his home state of Texas. He now does editorial and corporate assignments while spending his free time working on long-term personal projects. Currently he is working along the U.S.-Mexico border as well as projects throughout the American South. His documentary film, LA SIERRA, won numerous awards and has been broadcast by PBS, BBC, HBO Latino, and many other international broadcasters. His photography has appeared in the New York Times, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, Harper's, Time, Newsweek, the Washington Post Magazine, Condé Nast Portfolio, Business Week, and The New Yorker, among other outlets.

Top Projects

  • La Sierra

    • Documentary DP
    • Creative Director
    • Production Company

    La Sierra is a documentary film that follows a year in the life of a paramilitary gang in Medellin, Colombia. Theatrically released in the U.S. and nominated for an Independent Spirit Award in 2006. Broadcast on PBS Independent Lens and BBC Storyville. 2005 Best Doc Miami Int Film Festival 2005 Honorable Mention, Best Doc, Slamdance 2004 Directors Award/Best Doc IFP Market, New York

  • In Houston, low-income residents struggle after losing vehicles in floods

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    After Hurricane Harvey, in addition to replacing clothes and finding new places to live, many in southeast Texas must repair vehicles or buy new cars. But not being able to get to work for more than three weeks makes that a challenge.

  • Harvey was three months ago. These displaced families are still in limbo

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Short video for the Texas Tribune website to accompany a story about two families displaced by Harvey say they're not close to having their lives back to normal. Tens of thousands of others are also facing a long recovery before their biggest need — a permanent place to live — is settled.

All Services


  • Fixer
  • Production Company

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Production Assistant
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Scott's Clients

  • Texas Tribune

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