Cameron Gillie and his wife Nazan are a photography team based in Madison, Wisconsin. Cameron has been a national award winning photojournalist and wedding photographer for 18 years with over 80 awards for his news photography and wedding photojournalism.
Cameron, the lead photographer, is a Minnesota native who attended the Colorado Institute of Art to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a photographer. He started his photojournalism career as an intern in 1993 at the Greeley Tribune in Colorado, becoming a staff photographer for the Tribune soon after. At the Tribune, Cameron began his award-winning career quickly becoming ranked one of the top 10 photojournalists in the Rocky Mountain region by the National Press Photographers Association. These recognitions and his portfolio caught the eye of the Naples Daily News in Florida. Cameron joined the staff of the Daily news in 1996. The Naples Daily News photography staff is nationally recognized as one of the best photographic newspapers in the country, three-time winner of the best use of photography in the prestigious Pictures of the Year contest. At the Daily News Cameron made the National Press Photographers Association top ten photographers in the Southwest region and won over 50 awards during his newspaper career.
Cameron left the newspaper industry in July of 2003 to expand his photographic horizons by becoming a freelance photographer in the New Orleans area and to be with his girlfriend (and now wife) Nazan who was a marine scientist in Louisiana studying the effects of Mississippi runoff in the Gulf of Mexico.
Since 2003, Cameron has made his mark in the wedding photography industry. He was named one the top ten photographers in the nation by the Wedding Photojournalist Association . Cameron has been honored by the Wedding Photojournalist Association with a total of over 30 wedding photography awards!
Nazan and Cameron are now enjoying their new home in Madison, and continuing to photograph weddings together. Nazan works in the zoology department at the University of Wisconsin and on weekends is Cameron's second photographer for weddings and also photographs children's portraits.
Cameron is also a fine art nature photographer exhibiting his photographs in art shows around the Midwest. To visit his nature photography site go to www.camerongillie.com.