Rudi Halbright is the principal photographer and owner of Halbright Photography.
Rudi's love of photography began at an early age when picked up his first 35mm camera while still in grade school. Soon he was taking photos for his high school and college year books and became editor in chief of the year book. He also studied photography at Pittsburgh Filmmakers as well as graphic design and printing technologies. Rudi's initial career in information technology had him working at a number of Fortune 500 companies in New York. While in NYC, Rudi spent late nights in the employee darkroom and continued his study of photography at the New York School of Visual Arts (SVA).
Desiring a more appealing life style, Rudi moved to San Francisco, a city he fell in love with because of it's beauty and proximity to nature. After several years consulting for a variety of companies, Rudi was ready for a change. He spent several months traveling around the world, mostly in Asia. On his return Rudi was asked by friend he met in India to photograph their wedding in the same authentic, organic style that continues to differentiate his work today.
Rudi's photography has been published in the United States and Internationally in a wide variety of publications.
Rudi is an active member of Professional Photographers of America (PPA), serves on the board as an officer for Professional Photographers of the Greater Bay Area (PPGBA), where he has the opportunity to give back to his fellow community of photographers. Rudi is also a member of the National Association of PhotoShop Professionals (NAPP), the Digital Wedding Forum (DWF) and is an active participant of the Bay Area Wedding Network (BAWN).