Pierre is the owner of the multi-photographer studio Pierre’s Portrait Art Company which has come to be recognized for it’s innovative style. His training started out in the commercial large format studio arena, miles away from the Urbanist Portrait Journalism that has become his passion.
Pierre’s unique approach has led to international awards, media attention, and his work has been published nationally in magazines including Professional Photographer, Modern Bride, PDN, Rangefinder, and more.
Pierre’s training started out in the commercial large format studio arena, miles away from the stylized high fashion portraiture and wedding photography that became his passion.
In 2006 he founded The Wisconsin Pro Photographers Forum and has taught seminars and workshops to professional photographers from around the world. He is a regular speaker at WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International) holding sold out Masterclasses and “Night on the Strip” shoot outs at the MGM Las Vegas for the past four years, and lecturers around the country. Pierre teaches advanced location lighting classes at Madison College and is a founding mentor of the nLIGHTn Tour.
Pierre is a PPA Certified Professional Photographer and was awarded PPA Silver Photographer of the Year 2010, Best of Show Weddings at WPPA 2009 and 2013, received his Craftsmen for mentoring at Imaging USA in 2010, and his PPA Master Photographer this year.