Jerry GhionisFashion & Portrait Photographer
As one of the few modern masters of wedding photography not proficient in Photoshop, Jerry has learned to create stunning images in camera. Known as the “MacGyver” of photography, Jerry has the innate ability to turn ordinary situations into extraordinary images using any light source and ordinary objects around him. Jerry will show you how to effortlessly evoke emotion from your subjects and how to combine that with beautiful lighting and proper posing to create a portrait that looks creative, natural and glamorous. After this seminar, you will never complain about having to work with an ordinary location ever again. Witness and learn the art that comes before Photoshop. You will be inspired, challenged, educated and entertained by one of the industries brightest stars.
A United States Nikon Ambassador, Jerry was named in the first ever list of Top Ten Wedding Photographers in the World by American Photo magazine. He won the WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International) Wedding Album of the Year for eight times among his long list of accolades and WPPI included Jerry in their Top Five Wedding Photographers in the World. Jerry was also named as the 2011 Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year by the AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography). For four times Jerry has achieved the PPA (Professional Photographers of America) Diamond Level Photographer of the Year Award. In 2009 Jerry won the SWPP (Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers) Photographer of the Year Award among 10 major awards. In 2011 Jerry was named by PDN magazine as one of the top photography workshop instructors in the world.