CHICAGO ISSUE 523 Mar 2015

Vito Palmisano Chicago photographers

"My big dream upon entering photography was to be a National Geographic staffer. Back in the 1970s, I attended a photo workshop in Maine with Dick Durrance II. I soon learned from him that a profession with the magazine would disrupt my strong family ties. Since then, I have pursued my love of photography in the advertising, corporate, editorial and stock worlds.

Stock photography has always been a passion and I have put together an extraordinary collection of people, places, events and moments. My stock images are available through and Panoramic Stock Images.

The son of Italian immigrants, I’m proud to say I’ve travelled to Korea, Germany, Italy and the 48 States of the Union, and gone scuba diving, shooting shipwrecks in the Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos', Aruba, Hawaii, and the Florida Keys. I’ve also climbed the antennas of the John Hancock Center, Chicago, shot atop the towers of the Verenzano and Mackinac bridges, and  hovered for countless hours in airplanes and helicopters shooting volcanos, lighthouses, city and landscapes - all to build an incredible stock and assignment portfolio.

Some of my clients have included American Airlines, American Express, Forbes, Coca-Cola, Miller-Coors Brewing, Michigan Travel, J Lohr Vineyards, Georgia Pacifc and Marriott International."

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