About Tony

Tony Gale is an award winning, portrait/lifestyle photographer. Tony was raised in Bellingham, Washington (90 miles north of Seattle) and spent most of his time as a child exploring the woods behind his parents house. At 19 after visiting Bruce Lee’s grave in Seattle, and taking his first photo with a disposable camera, he bought his first camera. He promptly broke it and bought his first SLR. At 21 he moved to Seattle to pursue photography and in fall of 2000 moved to NYC, the center of the world.

Tony is the current national president of APA teaches photographic lighting at FIT in NYC,  he has also taught at Parsons the New School for Design , SVA in NYC, judged photo contests, and has traveled the country leading workshops for American Photographic Artists.

Tony is a Manfrotto Ambassador, a Sony Associate Artisan of Imagery and an X-Rite Coloratti.

Tony is also an avid triathlete, and volunteers with the Brooklyn Tri Club.


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