Larry Gatz

Larry earned a Bachelors degree from Brooks Institute, majoring in Advertising Photography and his MFA in Photography from Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

With more than 25 years of professional experience producing imagery for advertising, corporate annual reports and personal art projects, he is a recipient of numerous awards for his photography, recently selected to be included in Best of Photography 2012 by Serbin Communications. Larry’s work has been represented worldwide by The Image Bank, Getty Images, since 1987.

Active in professional trade associations, Larry is a past President, Treasurer and Director of ASMP South Florida, former vice-president/treasurer, International Board of Directors for StockArtistsAlliance (SAA). During 2010-2012, Larry served as Academic Director for a college photography program in Austin, Texas.

Miami has been his home for the past 15 years. Always adventurous, Larry enjoys international travel, SCUBA diving, sailing and his BMW motorcycle.

Call Digital Photo Academy at 1 877 372 2231. Lots of people seem to hang up if our welcome recording comes on instead of a live voice, but we promise to return your message within a day or two if you leave one with your name and number.  It would be even better if you included your e mail address as well as the date and city of the class you are considering.  If leaving a voice mail message is not your thing, please email us at or


  1. Cristina Ramirez
    May 18, 2015

    “Yes, Richard. I did enjoy the class. Thank you for the positive feedback. It was blazing hot that day. I took the composition handout and gave it to our journalism teacher because I thought it would be an excellent primer for our first-year students”

    -Cristina Ramirez

  2. Jessenia Bovell
    June 8, 2015

    “What a pleasure it was today with Mr. Gatz! Totally made up for the first experience. He is very knowledgable and experienced. Highly satisfied.


    -Jessenia Bovell

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