Garry Gay has worked in Northern California as a professional photographer for over 37 years. He began his career in Marin County as a studio photographer before becoming an advertising photographer in San Francisco. He has been shooting stock for the Image Bank, now Getty Images, for over 28 years. He is currently represented world wide by nine stock photo agencies. His award winning fine art photos have been widely shown and juried into fine art shows. His work has become highly collectible.
Garry also shoots assignment work. His commercial work includes magazine, book, CD, and album covers, posters, greeting cards, and other print publications, including work for the wine and high tech industries. He enjoys creating and styling sets in the studio and is an avid collector of props and unusual objects. Garry’s studio is in Santa Rosa, 60 miles north of San Francisco in Sonoma County.
Education: Brooks Institute of Photography, BPA Degree, 1974.
Awards: New York Art Directors Guild Gold Award, Addy Award, Advertising Club of the Monterey Peninsula Sam Seagull Award, Best of Show, Best in Poster category, and Society of Publication Design Award.