Gregory Reed

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 once-in-a-lifetime moments.

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
Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate Tim Kaine, Vice
President Joe Biden, Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek and the Carrie P. Meek Foundation,
Congresswoman Frederica 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.