February 10, 2010

Tobias "Tab" Morgan, Respected Educator, Will Judge Prints at 2/17/10 Meeting

CPP, Photographic Craftsman, Master of Photography

Tobias (Tab) Morgan is the owner of Tobias Morgan Studios in Verona, NJ. In 1988, Tab started his professional career in wedding photography working from his home studio.

He soon joined the Professional Photographers Association of NJ (PPANJ) and also the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). These organizations opened up to him a world of extremely talented photographers. He started his studies with Internationally acclaimed wedding photographer Monte Zucker (known for his classical elegant formal portraiture). Tobias studied with him two weeks a year, for five years straight. Since then Tab has studied with many other accomplished photographers learning all types of photography from families to children to the newest type of wedding photojournalism.

Tab has won many first place blue ribbon awards at local and national levels. Other honors and distinctions include the prestigious Kodak Gallery award. Only four of these awards are given out each year at the state convention, and Tobias won one out of hundreds of photographers in NJ (four times). He also won the Professional Photographers Association of NJ’s Court of Honor Award. There are only four of these given out each year, as well.

In 1992 Tobias became a Certified Professional Photographer. (CPP) In 2002 Tab has achieved the degree of Photographic Craftsman. This degree is for helping educate other photographers. He has been an educator for over 10 years.

In 2006 Tab has achieved the degree of Master of Photography. Tobias served as the president of the Professional Photographers Association of New Jersey 2007-08.

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