Gene is a retired Air Force officer and pilot and a former government consultant living in Hampton, Virginia. Currently he focuses on free lance photography and writing. He has been a semi-serious photographer since the mid 1970s, but took the step into the for-profit world in 2010. 'I try not to get too focused on any specific photographic subject matter and enjoy exploring the entirety of the world around me. I suppose you could call me an eclectic photographer. I hope you enjoy my work'