Award winning image professional Gary was born into a coastal fishing family in the most easterly town in the United Kingdom. Studying photography and digital arts to masters degree he then went on to apprentice with renowned advertising photographers in London. This is where he mastered lighting and directing skills with an uncompromising eye to detail that reflects in his work today.
An international career for multinational companies took Gary around the world creating unique imagery of people, places and lifestyles. Soon advertising clients began using the highly sort after work and in the late 90’s he was lucky to be given the opportunity to work in the USA for magazine’s creating marine lifestyle product images.
Typically collaborating with people who want to build relationships and love what they do! Clients are often but not limited to the advertising, branding and design community who are looking for insightful, creative and curated premium content. The markets sectors have been aviation, healthcare, hospitality, finance, leisure, marine, hotels and resorts.
The imagery explores diversity and curiosity, coupling image concept, beautiful lighting and people direction. The depth and breadth of his creative process searches for a balance between or perhaps a meeting point for humanity and nature, looking to capture a human breath where it seems nature’s forces have united to create that split instant in time.
Assignment photography and videography offers uniqueness and image exclusivity with experience in collaborating with brands, agencies and individuals. Valuable production skills coupled with working alongside a talented team, greatly increases the production value of the work.
Producing and creating a curated collection of innovative fresh, dynamic and compelling imagery that is ready made rights managed and royalty free creative still and 4K motion content. This body of work is available through agents, please view the contact section.
Social events, head shots, actor and model portfolios with a lifestyle flavour that makes you look good and price options to fit all budgets. Please make contact for more information, I am always looking for new faces for license photography and that can be mutually benefiting.
The circle of care in Indian families embraces all the generations as I discovered during a visit to a friend. I first met Vinod Ravi when he became my lodger. I had moved back to UK, bought a house and decided to rent out a room. Originally from Hydrabad in India, Vin left his home […]
This summer we went wild with a VW campervan in the Basque region of Spain Beautiful landscapes, some sun and an open road in the Basque region of Spain. The perfect excuse for letting your hair down and going wild with a VW campervan. Leaving the humid climate of Florida is always a good idea […]
Summer Fun This month we packed our bags and the cameras and took a road trip to South Carolina to photograph and video some summer fun. Here we caught up with a great family who were enjoying their school vacation in the great outdoors. The beautiful natural environment with big trees and expanses of water […]
We had an impossible list to capture and you absolutely made the most of it. Thanks for jumping in with both feet and helping us get it done. Client was very happy with what we were able to capture.
Gary created photos that conveyed the intimate connection that guests and families feel with each extraordinary natural surroundings. By far, this was one of the most successful openings of a luxury resort hotel on the East Coast in over ten years.
It comes down to the fact that Gary John Norman makes our boats look good, and (best of all) makes me look good. We consistently get more covers since he’s been shooting for Grand Banks, our ads and collateral are more compelling, it’s all better than before: not the “same old running shots” that we […]