George has vast experience photographing events of all kinds. He is helpful and creative - with excellent timing and compositional skills.
Discreet and always respectful, George works well with celebrities and CEOs, convention and meeting planners, and all those desirous of living a life filled with dignity and respect.
George loves architecture, industry, air and water, and has a great respect for the land. He seeks peace in himself and others. He loves to work and is not afraid to show how much he cares.
George has served as President of the New Orleans Photo Alliance and the New Orleans/Gulf South Chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP). He has been a member of the Professional Photographers of America for more than 25 years. He currently serves on the Advisory Boards of PhotoNOLA and the New Orleans Photo Alliance.
George began with a 14 year career in television production first as a studio camera operator and 16mm film photographer and then 12 years at the studios of WWL as floor director for daily news programs, commercial productions, and live remote broadcasts. During that time, he started his photography business and soon decided it was time to create his own future as a full-time photographer shooting primarily for publication.
George works regularly with celebrities and has presented many one-man gallery shows. Images from his extensive stock photography collection have been published worldwide.
George was born in Washington, D.C. His father, Gillis, served in the U.S. Congress for 14 years. After Gillis' death in 1985, George's mother, Cathy, was elected and served most of one term.
George has photographed Mardi Gras for over 35 years. He and his partner, Courtney Blitch, are members of the Phunny Phorty Phellows.
George loves New Orleans and it loves him back.