About Fred Ferris Photography

Fred Ferris Photography, Fred's full portraitFred Ferris began his career doing events/PR photography. His range includes individual and family portraiture, pampered pet photography, high school seniors, school and sports.

Education: Ed.M. Tufts University, MSW University of Michigan, Arbitration degree, American Arbitration Association/Wayne State University

The secret to getting great portrait photos is to feel comfortable in front of the lens. Fred does that … he makes you shine in every light.

His photos have been used to inform, influence and inspire:

  • The Michigan Congressional Delegation to shape Title III Older Americans Act legislation
  • Focus:Hope to convince US Congress to launch USDA food commodities program for senior citizens
  • Auto-related Motor City Exhibition displayed at the Detroit Historical Museum

For more than 20 years, Fred has applied his photojournalist style to the workplace as:

  • Speechwriter – Eaton Corp, Fortune 200 company
  • Deputy Mayor and Director of Public Relations – City of Highland Park
  • Executive Director – $11m countywide health & human services organization serving one-third Michigan’s senior population
  • Executive Director – energy & job training program weatherizing homes in Detroit
  • President – window manufacturing company
  • Arbitrator – instituted nationally recognized appeals procedure for disputed grant awards
  • Statewide Examiner – Michigan Quality Council

It’s more than just taking a picture. It’s about capturing emotion and expression that connects with people.

Fred Ferris