Member Spotlight: Todd Selby
“It’s a job, not a lifestyle!”
Photo: Mark Seliger
What do you do and what led you to this career?
I am a photographer, director and illustrator. I followed my interests — creative people in their spaces — it led me to a blog [called The Selby], then books, then here I am!
What are the names and ages of your kids?
Ella (2.5) and Simone (9 months)
What is the most rewarding aspect of being a father?
Everything, I love being a dad to these two wonderful girls and watching them grow.
And what is the most challenging?
Never enough time in the day!
What has been your greatest career achievement thus far?
Eating cookies with Karl Lagerfeld.
What is your best advice for someone new to your industry?
It’s a job not a lifestyle!
What is your best advice for a new dad?
Sleep when they sleep.
What is your current favorite activity with your kids?
I draw the outline, and they color it in.
Lyrics to live by:
“Everyday I’m Hustling” — Rick Ross
Follow Todd at @theselby