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Gregory Schrader


Gregory Schrader started his professional career in 2005 and has emerged as one of the influential wedding photographers in the West Michigan area. Michigan born and of Polish heritage, he is based in Caledonia, Michigan.

Gregory has been obsessed with Photography ever since he was given his first camera in 2003. The passion in his heart and his artistic eye allows him to bring fresh life and unspoken emotion to traditional photography. His goal at every photo shoot is, to not just "take a picture", but to tell the story of the event with a single photograph. Graduating from the University of Phoenix with a bachelors degree in business management was the basis for turning his interest in photography as a hobby into a flourishing business. Gregory officially started his own company in 2005 and has since been the backbone of one of West Michigan's most respected and growing studios; Schrader Photography.

Continually raising the bar and pushing the limits in the photography industry, Gregory stamps a recognizable style in everything he photographs, with each event undoubtedly sparking it's own unique twist. In addition to photographing families in all of their glorious traditional moments and milestones, Gregory also photographs for commercial clientele and his work can be seen in national publications. Emerging as a leader of a new generation of photographers, Gregory has the rare gift of being an artist, a natural entrepreneur and an inspirational teacher. He continues to raise the benchmark of excellence as an artist who is admired and respected by his peers and loved by his clients. As a public speaker, Gregory inspires and educates other photographers all over the United States with his passionate approach to photography and a natural business sense that has made him the leader that he is.

Gregory realizes that he can not change the world with one photograph... but he believes that he can change individuals one photograph at a time... Gregory is available for wedding, portrait, fashion and special event assignments anywhere in the world.

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