Sten Tadashi Olson was born in Seattle, WA where he developed a love for film. He moved to California to study Cinematography at Chapman University. As a student, he was nominated for the ASC Heritage Award for his work on the short film Darkstar. He currently lives in Los Angeles where he works as a Director of Photography on Feature Films, Music Videos, and Commercials. In his free time, he enjoys playing piano, competing in table tennis and shooting still photography.