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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

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Great photographs tell a story. Gwinnett Technical College Commercial Photography student Gustavo Romero knows this and has gained industry recognition. Gustavo has been honored by Mac-On-Campus as its student of the month. The honor earned him the opportunity to showcase his work on the Mac-On-Campus website, which features 30 of Romero”s photographs.

Mac-On-Campus is a subsidiary of Mac Group, a leading photograph supply company. Mac-On-Campus is an educational support program that provides photography Students with educational resources including demonstrations and training in the use of photographic tools and techniques, and gives students discounts on photography equipment and supplies.

"I was amazed that they selected me," says Romero. "The recognition was something that I did not expect."

A Modern Take on the Old Adage
Each of the 25-year-old student”s photographic images conveys a story. Romaro”s own story is that he”s originally from Cali, Colombia and now resides in Lawrenceville. He enjoys fashion photography and contemporary portraiture. He credits all of his success to the training he has received in Gwinnett Tech”s Commercial Photography program.

"I have been learning so many things at Gwinnett Tech," say Romero. "I learned how to really see light, composition and colors in photography and train my eye."

Gwinnett Tech”s Commercial Photography Program director, Kim Harkins, is proud of the success that Romero has achieved. "He”s helping to put Gwinnett Tech on the map," say Harkins. "He is really an incredible photographer."

Gwinnett Tech offers an associate degree and diploma in Commercial Photography plus a certificate program for Digital Imaging Specialist.

GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less, hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. It is also the county”s largest provider of corporate training programs. Gwinnett Tech is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.