Tony Gale is a NYC based photographer. Tony was raised in Bellingham, Washington (90 miles north of Seattle) and spent most of his time as a child exploring the woods behind his parents house. At 19 after visiting Bruce Lee's grave in Seattle, and taking his first photo with a disposable camera, he bought his first camera. He promptly broke it and bought his first SLR. At 21 he moved to Seattle to pursue photography and in fall of 2000 moved to NYC, the center of the world. Tony was a member of the ASMPNY steering committee from 2001-2006, and has been a member of the APANY board since 2006.Tony has judged contests for Rangefinder Magazine and SVA. He has been a technical editor for Focal Press on photo books. He has been featured in Resource Magazine and Emerging Photographer magazine as well as on numerous blogs and websites.