Paul Gero has been a full time photographer since 1983 and worked for The Chicago Tribune in Chicago as well as their Washington, DC bureau, and The Arizona Republic in Phoenix, photographing everything from Presidents, political conventions, civil unrest in Haiti, and professional sports amongst thousands of assignments for publication.He has also done extensive freelance work for Sports Illustrated, People, Time, US News & World Report and other publications. In 2002, he and his wife Nicki relocated to Southern California to open Paul F. Gero Photography, specializing in portraits, weddings and commercial work. He is the author of the book "Digital Wedding Photography" and has taught hundreds of students through his seminars and presentations. Nicki and Paul live in Ladera Ranch, CA along with their two children Kate and Matthew (AKA "Sparky"). He documents their lives on a daily basis.