Kevin T Gilbert is an award winning photojournalist, expedition leader, and photography evangelist based in Washington State. He is a Panasonic Lumix Global Ambassador and is a leading voice for getting it right in the camera!
For over 30 years, Kevin has been shooting news and features of the world, from the White House to halls of Capitol Hill, Super Bowls to Superpower Summits, from the jungles of Borneo to the behind the scenes of TV’s biggest reality shows.
Kevin is the 5-time President of the White House News Photographers Association where he won over 40 awards in the annual Eyes of History photo contests. During his time on the streets of DC, he has photographed four sitting Presidents, as well as two fictional Presidents during a stint shooting on The West Wing television show for NBC.
In 1997, Kevin teamed up with reality television super-producer Mark Burnett, and has shot over 20 television productions including The Apprentice with Donald Trump, Eco-Challenge, The Contender, Rock Star INXS, and others.
He complimented his reality television work, becoming the first contract still photographer for Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and TLC, shooting stills all around the world. Kevin has shot in 81 countries and 7 continents.
Kevin is the founder of Blue Pixel, one of the country’s most influential digital creative groups. Currently, they are working to finish a 2-hour documentary about the Climate Pledge Arena, and a behind the scenes photography book that will premiere on opening night.
Kevin lives photography and storytelling, and can always be found having fun, helping others to achieve success in photography, chasing the light, and enjoying the moment, one frame at a time. Kevin has spoken at TED, Google, B&H, and many other corporate companies that stress creativity.
He is a proven project manager and photography leader. most notably coordinating coverage of 5 Presidential campaigns, team photo efforts on reality TV shows for Mark Burnett, and coordinating and developing 7 years of curriculum for Best Buy internal and external trainings.
Kevin lives near Seattle, WA with his wife and PhotoCoaches™ partner Jamie Schander, their 7-year-old daughter (and main unpaid models) Viola Grace, and 2 year old Nathaniel James. He shoots or films almost everyday.