Helmbrecht Photography has served North Central Montana since 1946. Steve Helmbrecht, a second generation photographer, is a graduate of the University of Montana with a B.A. degree in Journalism. He has served as President of the Montana professional Photographers Association and was a member of its board of directors for eight years. Steve received his Master of Photography Degree from the Professional Photographers of America in 2007. He is a Certified Professional Photographer and a member of the Montana Society of Photographers. He served as a National Councilman from Montana to the governing body of the Professional Photographers of America for many years. He has earned the title of Photographer of the year from the Montana Professional Photographers Association as well as its coveted National Award for service to the Photographic Industry.

Steve has served his community as a State Representative and is currently an adjunct instructor in the Art Department at Montana State University Northern where for the past sixteen years he has taught Ceramics