Sean’s images have been published in Professional Photographer, Outdoor Photographer, The New York Times, Audubon Nature Calendars, Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, and various other publications. His fine art prints are found in personal and corporate collections across the country.
Sean is a two-time winner of the Coastal Bend Wildlife Photo Contest, Grand Prize winner of the 2003 World in Focus Contest, and wildlife category winner of the 2007 World in Focus Contest. His fine art prints were twice featured on the Bravo Network’s television show “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.” At the 2001 Fotofusion International Photography Festival in Florida, he was chosen by renowned photographer Art Wolfe to receive the festival’s Rising Star Photographer Award. Professional Photographer magazine has featured Sean as its cover artist of the month. In addition, he was featured in Photo Portfolio Success, a book by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer John Kaplan.
Sean lives and works from a studio in Deep Ellum, near downtown Dallas, and more of his images can be found at www.seanfitzgerald.com.
What’s in the bag?
Sean’s arsenal of equipment includes the Canon 1D MK III and the Canon 1DS MK III bodies. His choice of lenses are the Canon 500mm f/4,Canon 70-200 f/2.8 L, Canon 16-35, f/2.8 L II, the Canon 180 macro lens and the Canon 90mm Tilt shift lens. He also carries 1.4x and 2x Teleconverters and extension tubes. The Canon 580 Ex Flash and a cable release are also in his bag. For support he uses the Gitzo 340 for wildlife and the Gitzo Carbon Fiber Mountaineer for landscapes and travel. The ballhead is made by Really Right Stuff and he uses the Wimberly Gimbal Head for the 500 mm lens.