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Thomas Burns grew up in Gainesville, Florida and received a BFA in graphic design from the University of Florida. After pursuing graduate studies at Michigan State University he relocated to Atlanta, Georgia.
The vintage travel images started as a creative side project and a way to connect with the history of Georgia. They are meant to evoke the feeling of travel posters from the 1920's and 1930's, showcasing landmarks as great travel destinations. The prints and posters are illustrated by hand and finished digitally.
I've been interested in photography ever since I was a kid and my father bought me a little Kodak Brownie camera. A few years later he bought me some darkroom equipment. He always seemed to have a camera nearby, for family shots and sailing adventures. (I grew up in Tampa, FL).
Fast forward...…I discovered aerial photography and instantly was hooked. Nothing beats flying around in the skies, composing shots from a fast moving platform. It's exhilarating and infectious. Twenty years in a helicopter should qualify me for a pilot's license, but I stick to my love, the camera and photography.
Peter DeMoore has had a passion for photography from early on. At the age of ten, Peter competed in his first photography competition and won Best in Class. Over forty years later Peter still strives to create the most amazing images possible. His incredible desire to create images that are unique is how he has created some iconic images. His work has been published extensively in the US and abroad.
Photography is a creative outlet for Jim and a way to share his experiences. Jim first learned photography from his father who worked his entire life as a professional photographer. "He is now my inspiration." Kimberly, Jim's wife, says he is smiling down at me from heaven.
"I have enjoyed all types of photography but I like nature and night photography the most."
Tom England (seen here in Pompeii, Italy) has photographed fast moving events around the globe for such clients as People, Time, Newsweek, The New York Times and National Geographic.
Based in Decatur GA, he has lived in the Atlanta area since 1984.
Jenni Girtman is a photographer working as a professional journalist since 1998. Jenni has lived and worked in the Atlanta area since 2000. She is a University of Florida graduate with extensive experience in newspaper photography, working as a staff photographer at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution from 2000-2008.
Jenni's work includes commercial advertising photography, as well as shooting private social events, bar/bat mitzvah photography, documentary wedding photography and backyard portrait photography for special needs children and their families.
Jenni is a single mother and lives and works in Decatur, GA."
Matt is a native of Savannah Ga., and holds a bachelors degree in Digital Multimedia from The Savannah College of Art and Design. A graphic designer by trade, Matt became interested in photography after taking a contract position as a product reviewer for a popular radio-controlled hobby website.
"From a kid, I've always been into radio-controlled models. I started off with cars, then graduated to airplanes in my teens, and finally helicopters. Only in the past 4 years did I start experimenting with small cameras on airplanes and helis, and found my niche in aerial photography and video."
Entering the photo industry as a darkroom tech and photo assistant in 1979, Russ began his freelance career in the early 1980’s. He has now been working for advertising, corporate and editorial clients in the Southeast for over 30 years. Born in Columbus, GA, and calling the Atlanta area home since 1975, Russ now lives in Avondale Estates.
Billy Howard is a commercial and documentary photographer with an emphasis on health, education and social themes. His work has been exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the High Museum of Art, The Carter Presidential Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. His work has been featured on Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, NPR's Performance Today, in the HBO special, "And the Band Played On," and in the TBS special, "The Coming Plague."
I have lived in Atlanta for the past 14 years (with a brief job-related stint in New York City), humbly attempting to capture the beautiful south I now call home. Atlanta has so much to offer both on and off the tourist path that I hope my self-taught style of photography can offer a few surprises to both natives and visitors alike.
Boyd Lewis photographed the historic political and cultural changes in Atlanta in the decade following the King assassination for the black and alternative press. His photojournalism work documented the shift of the civil rights movement from protest to empowerment just as Atlanta was evolving from a big southern city to a player on the world stage. For 17 years, Lewis was a reporter/producer for WABE public radio. He wrote news scripts for CNN anchors for two years, then moved to Los Angeles where he presently teaches middle school English. His Atlanta photographs are used in his classes as discussion and writing prompts. Photo, 1971.
For the past 35 years photography has been my passion and profession. After graduating from the University of Georgia in 1977 with a BFA in photographic design, I established my commercial photography business. I specialize in architecture, product, public relations, sports and nature photography. I enjoy teaching and sharing my knowledge and feel that teaching has given me the opportunity to give back to my community.
Christy is an Atlanta native that has been shooting for six years and counting. She refined her skills at the Creative Circus and graduated in 2009. Armed with a Cannon 5d and an eye for fine art with a mix of photo journalism, Christy constantly ventures into the unexpected and has a firm grasp on aesthetics and beauty.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Gene pursues both traditional and high dynamic range (HDR) photographic styles of the architecture and landscapes in his hometown. He has received numerous accolades from Atlanta-based organizations such as The Piedmont Park Conservancy, and his photographs have been featured on local news stations. When traveling, Gene especially enjoys capturing the grandeur of the Appalachian Mountains. Gene is also well-versed in portraiture, and enjoys shooting weddings and other special life events.
“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ― Marc Riboud.
"Born in Columbia South Carolina and based out of Atlanta Georgia today, Shawn’s first memory of photography is of his mother taking pictures with her Kodak film point and shoot camera. She absolutely loved taking snapshots and capturing every moment of her growing children. Shawn thrived off of his mother’s passion and now wants to be able to give everyone else memories captured in time through beautiful imagery. Shawn's specializes in weddings and family portraiture with a photo journalistic style. However, his experience ranges beyond those genres into family, maternity and newborn imagery. In his free time he loves to photograph his family and landscapes".
Owner of AtlantaPhotos.com and AshevillePhotos.com. With a background in architectural and advertising photography, Kevin opened Rose Studio, Inc. in New York City in 1984. In 1985 he moved his studio to Atlanta, GA. Along with his commercial assignment work he managed the photographic library for the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau, and in 2000 founded AtlantaPhotos.com, a regional stock agency sponsored by the Atlanta CVB. AshevillePhotos.com launched in 2016.
"Structures with character, wrapped by beautiful light stimulate my creativity".
Having relocated to Atlanta after several years working in Florida, Laura is still a Georgia girl at heart. She grew up in Augusta, Ga and started her photography journey with black & white film in a darkroom. Through an artistic and classic approach to photography, she captures gorgeous imagery on each project. She offers professional commercial photography services, ranging from aerial photography to weddings and boudoir. She is exploring Atlanta's landscape from a unique birdseye vantage point and loving every minute of it!
"As an artist, I always seemed to be drawn to realism and immediacy, so I quickly fell in love with photography early in my college career. My work grew to become a sort of journal writing for me, as well as a means of exploring the process of documenting. What I love most about photographing is that it pushes me to live life to the fullest in search of moments to capture."
Sarah holds a BFA in Photography from the University of Georgia and currently lives in the metro Atlanta area.
Katie studied photography at Milligan College in Johnson City, TN and has worked in the industry full time since 2005. She is dedicated to creating truly unique artwork and is constantly striving to capture things in ways that have never been done before. Katie has lived in Atlanta since the fall of 2006 and offers a variety of photographic services including Weddings, Lifestyle, and Commercial photography.
An IT professional, originally from Florida, Mark moved to the Atlanta area in 1985, attending graduate school at Georgia Tech. "I've always been interested in photography, primarily buildings, landscapes, nature, sky (lunar) and recently started doing some astrophotography work."