New Work on ASMP Find A Photographer

Updated my ASMP Find A Photographer profile with a few new images today. Check it out: https://www.asmp.org/portfolio/larry-gatz/ After hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamians last week, I thought posting my friend “Fred” would be appropriate. Yes, Fred is Jamaican and not Bahamian, but he’s as close as I have to an island friend. We haven’t heard […]

7:30am, Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Ft. Lauderdale Color Run This was our first Color Run…had little idea of what to expect…except it could be colorful and for cameras, a bit worrisome. Actually, as it turned out, I was more concerned about the foam machines sending clumps of bubbles up into the breeze. Amazingly large crowd of Happy runners and spectators…and […]

Update to A Group Portrait

Never fails that when you have a group of very busy executives, somebody is not available for the company group portrait. It happens, and we just have to be ready to roll and adjust as necessary. No problem! It’s vital that the lighting style and placement match when adding an individual, or two, into a […]

Sebring 2017

A check in my personal bucket list! I finally made it to Sebring, the iconic sportscar raceway, Sebring International Raceway. Great day of vintage sportscar racing with friends and drivers Kathy Blaha and Mike Banz. See more images at : www.larrygatz.com  Sebring 2017 gallery

Professionalism and the Opportunity to Rise Above

No matter what your chosen career, your area of expertise, there is a certain level of competence you are expected to demonstrate.  Among the qualities closely associated with the concept of “professional” might be consistency and where appropriate, creativity in performing ones particular skill set. Often referred to as being “in the groove”; that place […]

And So It Begins….

I grew up in cotton farm country. When I was very young, 5 or 6, I would wake at dawn, get dressed and leave the house. Alone. Hard to imagine allowing a young child out alone that early today, I guess it was another time. I would wander around the fields doing nothing in particular, […]