Jay P. Morgan Pictures
Jay P. Morgan is a Commercial Photographer/Director in Los Angeles California. His unique style has developed an impressive list of clients from Paramount to McDonald's. Jay P.'s experience with elaborate set design and extensive lighting are key to the success of his illustrative work. From his style came the highly successful Photo Comic and You Tube Channel "The Slanted Lens".
Receiving thousands of views weekly "The Slanted Lens" has become a place for photographers to learn and understand photographic and Video lighting. His BTS Videos are mentoring photographers worldwide and giving them tools to perfect their trade. Jay P. loves to shoot, research and teach about Photography and Video Production. This knowledge and desire make Jay P. a sought after speaker and teacher. He has spoken to groups large and small nation-wide, teaching and inspiring people about the creative process. He has been a platform speaker for WPPI and Photo West, done seminars for Samy's Camera, Keeble & Shuchat and PPA. He has spoken for ASMP, APA, Brooks Institute, RIT, and PPA to name a few. He taught for years at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Audiences are inspired by his humorous, down to earth and instructive presentations.
Jay P. describes his style as a cross between Norman Rockwell and "The Far Side". But however you label it, the originality of Jay P.'s imagery and film work lies in his ability to turn normal and familiar situations into something bizarre and humorous. This point of view inspired his first book "The Slanted Lens". With the advent of Digital HD/Still Cameras Jay P. was approached by Photoflex Lighting Company and asked to shoot the first in a series of DVD's teaching the basics of camera use and lighting techniques. The first DVD has been translated into 3 different languages and continues to grow.
Jay P. continues to do assignment work, shoot stock photography for Getty images and DP/Direct commercials.