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Jeff Gwartney

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Girl on Tie-Die BackgroundA Professional Photographer from Chowchilla, Jeff Gwartney owns a Full Service Digital Photography Studio specializing in artistic portraiture combined with leading edge digital technology.

Gwartney earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Photojournalism from California State University Fresno in 1993 and an Associate in Arts degree from Merced Community College in 1991. At Merced College Gwartney was editor of the school newspaper and while at Fresno State he was involved in the university newspaper as a full time photographer.

Ford Truck and Female Model Working his way up through the ranks in the newspaper industry, he started out as a photo lab technician for a weekly Merced newspaper. Gwartney has traveled as a photojournalist throughout the country for the Associated Press, various newspapers and freelanced for nationally circulated magazines. His work has appeared in publications in much of the Western United States.

Gwartney is very active in the photographic industry and his community and has served on the executive board of the Chowchilla Chamber of Commerce as President. He has juried and critiqued several art shows, exhibits and competitions and is an active member in PPA (Professional Photographers Association), WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International) and NAPP (National Association of Photoshop Professionals).

Mother & Child Gwartney’s Studio offers clients the opportunity to have a one of a kind portrait created with the advantages of latest in digital photography. From large special events to cherished personal photo sessions Jeff Gwartney Photography prides itself in making the client’s vision a reality.

Gwartney is married, has three children and enjoys reading and woodworking in his spare time.

All photos copyright Jeff Gwartney