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© Lou Manso

My Story

I have had a Nikon camera since I was 15. I am an award-winning photographer and photojournalist. I had my first photo published by a major newspaper when I was just fifteen. I had my first photos published by The New York Daily News when I was 16, and by the time that I was 17, I was receiving photo assignments and having work published by The New York Times and the Associated Press.

I have shot news, fashion, weddings, portraits, industrial and event photography. My fashion work has been published in small, independent magazines. Some of my news photos have been published around the world. I began my professional photography career when I was in my late teens. However, life took me in a different career path. I pursued a successful career in advertising. In 1994 founded my own advertising agency, The Media Buying Company. I love advertising and helping brands grow. While I spend most of my days working at my agency,  I feel fortunate that I'm still able to pursue photography. It's a great mix and balance. 

Lou Manso


Directing a TV Commercial for my ad agency around 1996.

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