Meet The Staff 2018-03-08T17:58:34+00:00

Our Photography Studio

Michael

PRESIDENT

Michael started his career as a photographic assistant at an early age. He studied Photography during his junior and senior years of high school and then went on to study at the prestigious Ohio Institute of Photography in Dayton Ohio. Michael came on board the as a Gray Studios staff member after his graduation. He worked under the original owner Patrick J. Graziose M. Photog, Craftsman. He has the honor of studying with many legendary photographers including Monte Zucker, Don Blair, and Dean Collins and earned his Masters Degree in photography from the Professional Photographers of America in 1996, and was one of the youngest professionals to receive this milestone degree. Michael went on to further his education at local, state and national conferences. He is a past president of the Professional Photographers of Greater New York. In 2002 he took over the family business and became the 2nd generation owner of Gray Studios.

Bonnie

HEAD OF DESIGN

Bonnie entered the field of photography and design during her senior year in high school. She participated as photographer for the yearbook committee in 2006, it is here that she chose her lifetime career. She participated in a photographic course with Brooklyn photographer Luis Mallo. Her coursework was featured in a gallery at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. She also collaborated with artist Marvin Gates in 2010 in which he used a photograph she took as an invitation to his street art exhibit called “Barbara” in Chelsea. Bonnie Graduated from Queensborough Community College in summer of 2010 with her associates degree in Fine Arts and a certificate in Photography. She won several Blue Ribbons in Photography Exhibitions. She has been a team member of Gray Studios since 2008 in which she has cultivated and refined her experience in design and photographic excellence.

Ken

STUDIO MANAGER

Ken has studied for many years at local colleges and taught photography at the high school level. His work was exhibited at Hofstra University, Adelphi University and the Tilles Center. He joined the Gray Studios team in 2009 and Ken is an integral part of Gray Studios adding his own personal expertise in both photography and management of all digital content.