It had been written that once upon a time, people were hermaphrodites until God split then in two, and now all the halves wander the world over seeking one another so that love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost. Gene's photographs work in a similar fashion. When you chance upon his photographs, you are overcome by a sense that something beautiful you once lost was restored to you, or that something exquisite which caught your eye for a fleeting moment was returned to you for a second look.

 

 

Gene is the consummate professional. He is easy to speak with on contract matters, makes his expectations clear and precise, listens to the subjects as to what they wish to derive from the experience, inspires his subject to become authentic as he photographs, he makes the women feel beautiful or interesting; the men strong and resolute. The delivery of the product is precise and as promised. This completeness in work ethic coupled with the artistry in his craft is a reflection of his passion for photography and respect for his subjects.


Claire Espina
Los Angeles