Gary Bogdon has been a photojournalist his entire professional career with over 30 years of experience working on staff at The Miami Herald and The Orlando Sentinel before working for over 15 years at Sports Illustrated as a contract photographer. His camera has always given him the opportunity and was his vehicle of exploring and traveling the world from India to Russia, Mexico to Spain and all over the USA.
He has always been fascinated by people and cultures of other lands in far away places. He enjoys helping others “see” with their camera’s the way that he sees the world , whether it’s amazing landscapes or the people in them.
His favorite destinations are Kauai, Costa Rica, and Barcelona
Fun Fact: Gary once had a brief motion picture appearance alongside actor Tom Cruise in the 1990 film ‘Days of Thunder’ as he was photographing him during filming scenes at Daytona International Speedway - Yet, he didn’t quit his day job !