Jerry Uelsmann

Born in Detroit on June 11, 1934, Jerry Uelsmann received his B.F.A. degree at the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1957 and his M.S. and M.F.A. at Indiana University in 1960.
He began teaching photography at the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1960 (“my first job offer”).
He became a graduate research professor of art at the university in 1974, and is now retired from teaching. He lives in Gainesville, Florida.

Uelsmann received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1967 and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1972. He is a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, a founding member of The Society of Photographic Education and a former trustee of the Friends of Photography.

Uelsmann’s work has been exhibited in more than 100 individual shows in the United States and abroad over the past thirty years. His photographs are in the permanent collections of many museums worldwide, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Chicago Art Institute, the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Bibliotheque National in Paris, the National Museum of American Art in Washington, the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, the National Gallery of Canada, the National Gallery of Australia, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the National Galleries of Scotland, the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, and the National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto.

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Robert Usher

At Robert Usher Photography we strive to produce the finest in Wedding and Portrait Photography.

We are a husband and wife team and whether we are photographing your wedding or your portrait session, we aim to make you feeling relaxed and at ease.

Robert has over 30 years of experience and qualified for the Master Photographers Association in 1988.

Robert was awarded 1st prize 4 times in 5 years at the Annual British Institution of Professional Photography Awards for the ‘Best Wedding Photograph in the North East’.

In the 2011 competition, Robert also won top Portrait , Pictorial/ Illustrative categories.

He was also the North East Photographer of the year for 2nd years running in 2009/10 The 2010 judge said his images were – “a breath of fresh air”.

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