Gary Hershorn has been a photojournalist since 1979. Following a long career working at the Reuters News Agency, he changed the course of his photography to include documenting the changing skyline of New York City and various celestial events that take place over the city.
Gary Hershorn is an award-winning Canadian photographer and picture editor. Hershorn’s 40-year career began in 1979 at United Press International in Toronto. He started at Reuters in 1985 as Chief Photographer, Canada. During Gary's 29-year Reuters career, he worked as a photographer in Toronto, Senior Photographer in Washington, Picture Editor-Americas and Global Sports Pictures Editor. Hershorn has photographed 17 Olympic Games, 24 Masters Golf tournaments, 24 Academy Awards, Super Bowls, World Series, Stanley Cups, World Cups, and major news events.
Presently he is working on a long-term personal project documenting the ever-changing skyline of New York City and is a Getty Images contributing photographer. He also published a book, “New York Celestial” in 2019.