Born in Hoboken, NJ and raised in the New York Metropolitan area. Gino has always had a camera in his hand. He began shooting professionally in 2009 when he was hired by AOL Music, shooting for all five music websites. Gino has photographed hundreds of Actors and Musicians. Covered events like SXSW in Texas, CMJ Music Festival in NY and many more. His work is published everyday, across multiple platforms and has been displayed on a billboard in Times Square. As a senior member of the Studio team he works on multiple projects and is Lead Photographer for BUILD Series which invites Celebrities from Music, Film and Television as well as directors and writers to discuss upcoming projects at the BUILD Headquarters In New York.
Gino spent his early years playing guitar , photographing his friends and skateboarding in Union City. Minutes from Manhattan it was a great place to grow up. This is when his love for creating music, art and photography developed . He went on to start and played lead guitar in a band called DRAGPIPE which signed a major label deal with Interscope Records/ Universal Music Group in 2000. Releasing an album and video for the hit "Simple Minded". After a few years of touring in the US and Europe in support of the record, DRAGPIPE broke up and Gino decided to devote all his time to Photography. Gino's strength lies in his positive attitude, skills and experience. Having been on both sides of the lens, he knows when to capture the moment and is known for his creative style.
Awarded 2017 Union City Artist Award : Excellence in Photography