History and Experience


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I am a freelance and art photographer with over thirty years of experience. I trained at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and am a past certified Professional photographer. Photographic experience includes weddings, high school seniors, pets, family & individual portraits, as well as commercial & location shoots.

As well as day to day photography I enjoy teaching and have taught various classes and seminars. This includes Edinboro University’s Summer Academy Program and Brevard Community College’s Full Circle Program. I also teach a private adult class from time to time.

I am a past member of Senior Photographers International, Professional Photographers of America and Triangle Photographers Association with awards, merits and ribbons from the above organizations, I have also met and studied with world class photographers.

Not only have I been a photographer for over 30 years, but I have also worked in other aspects of photography including set design and also sales of cameras and studio equipment for amateurs and professionals alike.

I am a cancer survivor and I enjoy living on the Space Coast and have several hobbies in addition to my photography and I also enjoy traveling. Since moving to the Space Coast I have been involved in many charitable and civic organizations.

  • Past president of The Historical Society of North Brevard
  • Charter member & past president of The North Brevard Lions Club
  • Former Brevard County Historical Commissioner
  • Past President of The Air America Foundation
  • Former board member Titusville Chamber of Commerce
  • Former volunteer of The Space Walk of Fame Foundation & The Valiant Air Command

In addition to my charitable work, I have, in the past, provided presentations to various service organizations and groups, and I am still occasionally asked to do so. I have also been published throughout the US and Canada in various newspapers and magazines showcasing my photography in addition to many articles on topics ranging from antiques and collectibles to online and home security. I have been published nationally in an interview with AARP Magazine as well as having columns featured on MSN News online and Florida Today Newspapers and websites. I still write and maintain blogs on both of my websites.

I have also been the recipient of the Titusville Community Service award  in honor of Reverend Harry R. Lee in 2011.

I am the owner of Five Katz Antiques. From June 15th of 2015 until Jun 30th 2022, our retail location was in Titusville, FL. You may view our website here www.fivekatzantiques.com