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 […]

Cruise Ship Aerial

Usually when one thinks of an aerial of a cruise ship underway, this isn’t the usual vantage point. Working in the U.S Virgins Islands awhile back, I had the opportunity to capture a Costa Cruise ship entering the harbor. I had arranged with the ship captain the day before, so as not to alarm him. […]

Where were you on August 21st, 2017?

  What a hoot! I had the opportunity to be in the center of the country at the epicenter of the total solar eclipse as the moon shadow crossed the country. This was a unique experience to share with my siblings, their spouses, nephews and friends. Thanks to my sisters Terry and Marian for having […]

A Birth Announcement in 1926

In 1926, my grandmother sent out a birth announcement heralding my father’s birth. It was very classic, white stationary, little blue bow, script.Recently my sister was going through old papers at my mother’s and she came upon this birth announcement…none of us had seen it or even knew the birth announcement existed. Surprise! But that’s […]

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 […]