Gail Mooney is co partner of Kelly/Mooney Productions, a visual communications company based in the NYC metro area. Gail has over 30 years of experience, shooting for international magazines, major corporations, and institutions. Her clients have included: National Geographic, Smithsonian, Travel & Leisure, AT&T, American Express, and numerous other Fortune 500 companies. A lifelong storyteller, Gail Mooney began her visual storytelling as a photographer. In 1999 Gail began producing and shooting video projects. Since then, her company has become fully integrated with motion. She has produced three short documentaries: Freedom’s Ride – a story about two diverse groups of high school students retracing the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s, The Delta Blues Musicians and Through the Hearts and Hands of Children – about the NJ Youth Symphony. Gail’s true passion is to use her craft, shooting still imagery and motion, to create awareness and effect change. Her first feature length documentary, Opening Our Eyes was a joint project with her daughter Erin Kelly. They circled the globe seeking ordinary people who are making our world a better place – one person at a time. Gail is Chair of the National Board of ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers) She also serves on the Board of the YPA (Young Photographers Alliance) as well as on the Photographer Advisory Board of Brooks Institute, her alma mater.
On this episode I chat with Gail Mooney, Chair of ASMP and a veteran travel photographer. We talk about her career shooting assignments for the likes of National Geographic Traveler, transitioning to video, and the importance of professional organizations like ASMP. Sit back, Relax, and enjoy this episode of the Photo Brigade Podcast!