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Bio

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<p>Anthony T. Festa is a Fairfield County, Connecticut-based photographer whose body of work includes scenes of unique natural settings, historically significant buildings and statues, and serene harbors highlighted by the perfect sunset. His images feature locations from across the country and abroad.</p>

<p>Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Anthony has been passionate about photography since his early adolescence. His keen eye for details is evident in his varied body of work. He is a self-taught artist with an insatiable drive to perfect his craft.</p>

<p>Anthony has a truly unique way of evoking emotions within those who enjoy his work. His images give the viewer reason to pause and take a look at the details which create honest and poignant photographs. The owners of Pearl Restaurant and Lounge, the highly acclaimed and upscale dining establishment located in West Redding, CT, commissioned Anthony to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere through his collection of photographs which permanently decorate the space. In addition, some of his pieces are currently on display at Images of Old Greenwich, Greenwich, CT and Gallery on the Green, Milford, CT. His work also has been showcased at the Bank of New Canaan, New Canaan, CT.</p>

<p>An artist at heart, Anthony seeks to capture dramatic visual effects which not only move but inspire others. He takes great pride in what he believes to be the true art of photography, that is, the actual image captured by the photographer in his own distinctive way.</p>

<p>Select Images Photography has been created to provide a portal by which Anthony's wide array of photographs can be viewed and purchased. Enjoy the visual experience that he has created!</p>

<h2>Gear Set-up</h2>
 
<p>Anthony is a devotee of Canon equipment. He is currently shooting with the Canon 5D Mark II, 21 megapixel, full frame camera along with Canon's "L" Series lenses which include the 70-200 mm f/2.8L and 17-40 f/4.0L. This top notch equipment allows him the ability to capture and create astoundingly crisp quality images.</p>

Anthony T. Festa is a Fairfield County, Connecticut-based photographer whose award winning portfolio includes scenes of unique natural settings, historically significant buildings and statues, and serene harbors highlighted by the perfect sunset.  His images feature locations from across the country and abroad.  His latest work includes amazing photographs from the great American Southwest and astrophotography.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Anthony has been passionate about photography since early adolescence. His keen eye for detail is evident in a most varied body of work.  A self-taught artist, his passion for his craft is insatiable.

Anthony has a truly unique way of evoking emotion. His compositions give the viewer reason to pause and contemplate the details which create honest and poignant photographs.  His work also has been showcased at the Bank of New Canaan, and currently at the First Bank of Greenwich (Stamford location).  Some of his pieces may be purchased at Images of Old Greenwich, Greenwich, CT. and Calypso St. Barth's boutiques in Montauk and East Hampton.  

An artist at heart, Anthony seeks to capture dramatic visual effects which not only move but inspire. He takes great pride in what he believes to be the true art of photography, that is, capturing the image in his own distinctive way. Anthony consistently brings an innovative spin to even the most photographed subjects. His success in capturing exceptional images rests in his ability to summon the viewer and present the opportunity to see something as never before. 

Select Images Photography provides a portal through which Anthony's wide array of photographs can be viewed and purchased. Enter and enjoy the visual experience that he has created!


Awards


Art Society of Old Greenwich, 2011 

  "East River Walk"

Ultradent Calendar Finalist, 2012

  "Top of the Rock"

Greenwich Art Society, Flinn Gallery, 2012

  "Queensboro Bridge"

Wilton Art Society, Focus'13 Photo Contest

  "Under Anglin's Fishing Pier"

Conde Nast Traveler Dream Trip Photo Contest Finalist 2013

  "Gargoyles View of Paris"

 Wilton Art Society, Focus'14 Photo Contest

  "The Pier"

   "Gulfstream"




Gear Set-up


Anthony is a devotee of Canon equipment. He is currently shooting with the Canon 5D Mark IV, 30 megapixel, full frame camera along with Canon's "L" Series lenses which include the 100-400 mm f/4.5/5.6.L  II and 16-35mm f/2.8L III. This top notch equipment allows him the ability to capture and create astoundingly crisp quality images.

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