For over 20 years John Gress has created stunning photography for some of America’s largest companies and international media outlets. His work has included national lifestyle advertising, portraits and videos for the beauty industry and action photography of professional athletes. Professional Photographer Magazine called Gress “one of the nation’s foremost experts on lighting.”
As a commercial photographer, Gress has worked on advertising campaigns for many Fortune 500 companies.
Hi work as a photojournalist has appeared in major publications around the world and in 2007, he was named a finalist for the National Press Photographers Association’s The Best of Photojournalism Sports Photojournalist of the Year competition.
Gress’ interest in photography began in his native Oregon when, at age 14, he took his mother’s point-and-shoot camera to summer camp. He enrolled in his first photography class during freshman year of high school, and by his senior year he was covering major events for international news outlets.