GEORGE KAMPER

Shooting out West: A Personal Project

Growing up in Brooklyn, New York and working in the heart of New York City at the age of 14, left me with a comfort zone being around people, the streets of NY and the intense pace of life in the city. I began my career working for my Mom at Nathan’s Famous on 43rd and Broadway in New York City. Traveling into the city after school and on weekends by bus and subway and.. Read More

When Life Gives you Lemons, make sweet films.

See what George Kamper comes up with when he and his family are forced to leave their home the day after Thanksgiving. George Kamper didn’t allow a full blown flood in his South Florida home and a forced move to a hotel for almost two months to stop him from turning a bad situation to his advantage. “I couldn’t believe it when the plumber told us there was a broken pipe in the.. Read More

Beauty and the Reef with Photographer George Kamper

I’m often awed by personal projects my advertising photographer peers shoot.  I’ve seen fashion shooters display documentary images shot in Nicaragua, still life guys shoot action and sports at the Olympics…And often, I’m more enamored by their personal work. Being an advertising photographer has been a wonderful journey for me throughout the years. I’ve been fortunate to travel around the world and meet some interesting people along the way. I’ve been producing personal.. Read More

OVERALL BEST EQUESTRIAN MAGAZINE IN AMERICA

This past week at the American Horse Publication Awards Competition in Charleston, SC, EQ won first in 4 categories! Equestrian Quarterly earned the Best in Excellence award in the category of publications with circulations of over 20,000 for the second consecutive year.” Equestrian Quarterly is absolutely striking,” the competition judges commented. First Place for Best Cover-Photography by George Kamper “Lyle Lovett cover from the winter issue caught the judges’ eyes as the standout for first.. Read More

Chasing the Light

George Kamper recently spoke at a ASMP Chapter Event about his new approach to photography. Here is just a snapshot of what he had to say: I was a product of the one and only perfect shot, angle and lighting in my advertising assignments. Now I’m going back to my roots; enhancing available light, utilizing the sun, shade, reflectors and shooting in much more of an editorial approach. I’ve been utilizing my new.. Read More

The Miami Biltmore Experience

New York and Miami based lifestyle and travel photographer George Kamper was recently tapped to produce a photo library for the highly renowned Miami Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. Steeped in History, “The Biltmore in Coral Gables, Florida does resemble the finest in classic Mediterranean architecture, it is neither an Italian palazzo nor Iberian castle. Instead it is the centerpiece of George Merrick’s vision of Coral Gables as an elegant, stately suburb, which he called “The City.. Read More

George Kamper captures “Lyle Lovett, the Renaissance Cowboy”

Photographer George Kamper‘s latest work inspires nostalgia of the Old West. Equestrian Quarterly asked George to shoot the supplementary images to an article on singer Lyle Lovett titled “Lyle Lovett, the Renaissance Cowboy of Texas.” George also received the title of Photography Director on the magazine masthead. Here is what George had to say about the experience: “I photographed Lyle for the Equestrian Quarterly cover and feature story in Katy, Texas. He was.. Read More