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Gregory Georges

Gregory Georges is an award-winning master photographer and bestselling author of 10 photography books. He is known for his early adoption of digital photography, and for step-by-step instructions for transforming a “before” image into a fine art “after” print. His Digital Camera Solutions was the first book on digital cameras; it became a bestselling book for its publisher, Muska & Lipman Publishing. He is the creator and founding author for the successful “50 Fast” book series by John Wiley & Sons. Georges’s second book, 50 Fast Digital Photo Techniques, became an Amazon “Top 25? bestseller. Later, his Digital Photography Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks became Wiley’s all-time bestselling photography book at that point. His photography and writing have been published in many magazines including: The New York Times Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Studio Photography, Shutterbug, eDigital Photo, Inside Lacrosse, Digital Output, andDigital Creative Arts. He has earned numerous awards from PPA, SEPPA, WPPI, and Black and White Spider Awards. In 2008 Georges entered PPA’s international print competition. He received seven merits, was honored as Photographer of the Year, and had a black-and-white print included in the prestigious PPA Loan Collection. In his third year of competition, he again became PPA’s Photographer of the Year, had two Loan Collection prints accepted by PPA, and earned his PPA Masters Degree. Prior to becoming a full-time photographer and author, Gregory worked in marketing and sales in the software industry including a five-year stint in England. He earned a B.S. degree in business with honors, double majoring in marketing and management, from the University of Utah.

Ever since digital replaced film as the photographers’ tool of choice, there’s been a rapid rise in reported cases of Photographer’s Herd Instinct Disease (PHID). Like other herd behaviors (buffalo grazing, people drinking Kool-Aid®, etc.) the symptoms of PHID include needing to hang out with the rest of the herd, think the same thoughts and do the same things. PHID is viral and highly contagious, and affects wedding and portrait photographers in particular. Although often transmitted through direct photographer-to-photographer contact, recent studies suggest that To View More >>

A Day of Bliss Wedding Photography - NYC Wedding Photographer A Day of Bliss Wedding Photography - NYC Wedding Photographer What can we learn from A Day of Bliss? Gorgeous brides. Striking grooms. Exquisite venues. Enticing food. Charming families and friends. Alluring music, and dancing.  These phrases describe the events that Wolfgang Freithof and Chiaki Sato photograph. And imagine — A Day of Bliss Photography Studio shoots up to 70 such weddings each year. They certainly enjoy the high-level of success that most wedding photographers aspire to, so what To View More >>

© 2016 Gregory Georges © 2016 Gregory Georges In my short life I've listened to music played on 7″ and 12″ vinyl records, reel-to-reel tapes, 4-track tapes, 8-track tapes, compact cassettes, CDs, digital audio tapes, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, streaming-music services, and many digital audio formats. With each media came a new player, destined to become outdated and therefore inaccessible. There are lessons in that for photographers… A personal story about media loss, and the pain it causes Earlier this year my wife and I emptied the house where she grew To View More >>

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