Our History 2018-03-08T17:51:39+00:00

Our History

The Beginning

In 1959 a young photographer from the Metropolitan Museum of Art fulfilled a dream to open his own studio. He chose Floral Park and the rest was history! Patrick Graziose of Gray Studios Inc. was a legendary portrait and wedding artist until his retirement in 2002- during those years he earned his Masters Degree, Photographic Craftsman Degree as well as many blue ribbon competitions. He taught photography to his peers and lectured throughout the United States. Patrick was a past President of the Professional Photographers of Greater New York as well as President of the Professional Photographers Society of New York. He and his son worked side by side and Michael has continued the tradition of individuality creativity and a very personal approach. Michael also hold the degree of Master of photography since 1996 and is a past president of the Professional Photographers of Greater New York.

New Generation

Under the current direction of Master Photographer and 2nd generation studio owner, Michael Graziose, we have blended 59 years worth of classical portraiture, contemporary and photo journalistic styles into a truly unique photographic Art. We have pulled our past and present experience from our roots to create a distinctive Gray Studios style has become our trademark. Over the years we are proud to have created long lasting and multigenerational relationships with our most discerning clients.