Gregory F. Reed, MFA Photographer, Digital Content Producer
“Images, whether still or
moving are more than pictures captured on media, projected on a screen or displayed
across social media. Images tell a story, often of triumph and determination.
They give meaning and context to our lives.”
Gregory Reed has been
telling stories with his camera for more than ten years. The award-winning and highly
sought-after photographer has made the world around him his digital canvas.
Professionally, Reed is an editorial, event, and still life photographer who
has been praised for his remarkable eye and ability to capture
Culture and art are innate
to his family line. The son of musicians, Reed uses music, art, and literature
to inspire his work. A recipient of the inaugural Black Owned Media Alliance
Photo Journalist of the Year award in 2017, Gregory’s work has appeared in The
Miami Times, Legacy Magazine, The Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel, and international
publications. He was a featured photographer with the prestigious 2016
side-by-side exhibit of Obama White House Photographer Pete Souza. Appointed in
2010 to the Broward County Cultural Council by Commissioner Barbara Sharief,
Gregory currently serves as First Vice Chair. He is also a member of the Board
of the Sandrell Rivers Theater.
Gregory has worked with
local, national and international luminaries including 2016 Democratic
Hillary Clinton, Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate Tim Kaine, Vice
President Joe Biden, Congresswoman
Carrie P. Meek and the Carrie P. Meek Foundation,
Wilson, Broward County Commissioner (Mayor) Barbara Sharief, City of Miramar
Mayor Wayne Messam, nationally-recognized Haitian-born singer Emeline Michel,
and Haiti’s First Lady Elisabeth Préval. As an authorized, credentialed
photographer, Gregory has captured images of Michelle and Barack Obama and
other national figures during the 2016 Democratic National Convention in
Philadelphia and other national and local events. His photo of Clinton and
Kaine during the 2016 election took second place for Best News Picture at the
NNPA Black Press Awards in Washington, D.C. Gregory also has been honored by
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime with the 2018 Black History Month
Lifetime Achievement Award.
He is a principal
photographer for the New World Symphony, the Miami Children’s Chorus, Peter London
Global Dance Company, the Miramar Cultural Center and the City of North Miami.
He also does extensive work for Miami-Dade County’s Children’s Trust. Some of
his other notable photography credits include: Miami Dolphins Playoffs (2016),
Capital One Orange Bowl (2016, 2017), Miami Music Project (2017, 2018), and Alvin
Ailey American Dance Theater (2018). Gregory
holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology (2009) from Barry
University and a Master of Fine Arts (Film) from Miami International University
of Art and Design (2011). He is a Shutterstock contributor and a member of the
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).
Gregory is married to Tammy Reed and they reside in South Florida.