April 28, 2010 – Astor Morgan “Festa Di Sant’Agata – A Photographer’s Returning Journey”

April 28, 2010 – Guest Astor Morgan joins David Gibbons to talk to his returning journey in early 2010 to Sicily.

Astor Morgan commercial photographer, photographic artist, philanthropist, spokesman and consultant. Astor has been involved in the photo industry for 20 years. Astor’s appreciation of visual arts was born while growing up between the two colorful cultures of southern Louisiana and Sicily, Italy.

Astor’s images have been published worldwide in magazines, on CD covers, movie posters, as well as on television. He has had the pleasure of working with an array of legendary artists, actors and musicians.  Astor is heavily involved in the global photo community representing commercial photographers and artists as the Chairman of the Los Angeles Board of Directors for the Advertising Photographers of America.  Through APA, Astor helps to educate and inspire photographers through workshops and seminars, and promoting ethics in the photographic community.

Through various silent auctions, print and book sales, Astor’s work has helped to raise money for several deserving organizations such as City of Hope, The Pediatric Aids Foundation, Amnesty International, The Aftermath Project, weSpark, and Compassionate Eye Foundation.

Astor images been regularly honored by such organizations as The International Photography Awards and The American Graphic Design Awards.  Currently Astor has an image in the IPA Best of Show Exibit that opened at Splashlight Studios in NYC, and will travel the world for other exhibitions.  Astor’s greatest honor to date, is that of being “Papa” to Liliana and Giada.

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