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Gary Hughes

Gary HughesM.Photog.Cr.

Gary Hughes

Gary Hughes is a photographer, author, and educator from the Orlando, FL area. For fifteen years, Gary and his wife, Julie, have run Hughes Fioretti Photography, specializing in commercial portraiture for executives, actors, and models. Aside from running a studio in Orlando, FL, Gary is also in demand as a photography educator and travels often, teaching his methods to photographers all over the world. Since becoming an approved PPA Juror in 2016, Gary has garnered recognition with awards including the Fuji Masterpiece Award and clinching a finalist spot in the PPA Grand Imaging Awards. 


Beyond his involvement with the Professional Photographers of America, he has lent his expertise to judging panels for organizations like WPPI, the SWPP, the Icon Awards, and was selected as one of only five panelists for the inaugural International Photographic Competition finals. Gary believes firmly that unbiased critique is one of the most powerful tools to improve as an artist and regularly enters the MIR to continue to test his work and improve as a creator.

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Speaker Sessions

Friday, January 31
9:00 am - 5:00 pm CT
MIR - Pursue Your Degree Through Image Evaluation
MIR, Technique

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