Taylor Gray is a 20-year-old award-winning photographer and filmmaker based in the United States’ Pacific Northwest. Taylor’s photography is largely inspired by the relationship we have with the natural environment.
Ever since he was young, Taylor has spent the majority of his time outside. His journey with photography began at the age of 14, after taking his father’s camera on a two-week backpacking trip through the Colorado Rockies. The allure and rugged beauty of Colorado’s mountains captivated him, and he developed a drive to seek out and document more places that spark his creativity and curiosity. From there, photography became an important creative outlet that allowed him to see the world in a different way.
Taylor’s work as been published and featured by several significant press and media outlets, including Outside Magazine, the BBC, and Backpacker Magazine. He is an educator and speaker for Nikon USA and has had the opportunity to collaborate with companies such as Columbia Sportswear, Burton, Adobe, and more.
When Taylor is not outdoors, he is focusing on learning more about his craft and the business of commercial photography. He is currently a junior at Oregon State University studying Marketing, and hopes to apply the business skills he learns to his career with photography, videography, and travel. He is passionate about photography and the outdoors, and shares his work in hopes of inspiring others to gain a similar appreciation for the incredible places around our globe.
Thank you for visiting my website! I was fortunate enough to realize at the young age of fourteen that photography was my biggest passion and an awesome outlet that allowed me to express my creativity. I am an avid hiker/backpacker and enjoy discovering new landscapes to photograph in nature. The Wilderness is also big part of who I am and is where a lot of my work stems from. It was here that I first discovered my love for the craft and is a place that I will always come back to for inspiration. I am self-taught and gained most of my knowledge on how to use a DSLR camera through various websites and YouTube tutorials. I hope you enjoy my photos. Feel free to contact me if you are interested in buying any of my photos, have any questions, or simply to just say hello!
All the best,