The Art and Photography of Gary C. Gay.

           Gary was given his first camera at 12.              

         At 17 he bought his first professional camera a Canon A1 and soon after built his first darkroom,

          to hand print his own work in Color and Black & White.

             Gary graduated with a degree in photography from North Georgia Technical and Vocational School,

        Clarkville, Georgia which has one of the top rated photography programs in Georgia.

        Gary then spent a year working, at Studio West, as a photographer and lab manager.

            In 1991, Mainland Photography Studio was opened in Brunswick, Georgia.

           An artist above all else Gary loves what  he does. 

            As you can tell by his passion for Landscape Photography.

        Beach photography  People have travel from all areas of country to have Family and Children

            photography by Gary on the Beaches of South Georgia and North Florida.

           Gary also loves beach wedding photography. And know thier sometime special about these timeless images.

         Storytelling Wedding Photography.

          Gary's specialize in Storytelling Wedding Services. Gary blend his background in Fine Art and Fashion with a

           Photojournalistic Style to create images that are Timeless, Unique, Captivaitng.

           He also likes to have fun at weddings and works to make all family and formal pictures as quick and painless as possible.

          Gary calls his style Storytelling Weddings with a Zen approach.  ( He goes with the flow.)

           For No Worry destination wedding photography. Gary is use to the chaos and drama of the wedding day.

           Part of his job is make sure the formal photography process is painless.

           Yet still come away with that wow shot that you will treasure for a life time.

           As a professional photographer he has photograph hundreds of weddings. Having learning about weddings

      from  both side of the camera. Gary knows to watch for the special moments, classic shots and small details. 

       To tell your wedding story with the emotions of your day, capturing  your friends and families.

          After the wedding digital magic is added before your custom printed photographs are placed in your album.

         With full wedding packages you will also receive a complete digital DVD / CD package, including a

          full multimedia DVD Slide Show to share your wedding day with family and friends.. 

         Gary's only set rule at wedding events is he will not take table shots at reception,  

       Why? He think they are boring, and he like to do huggee shots.  (Groups shots, where everyone is hugging. )

        Also, he never take pictures while anyone is eating .  With the exception of the cake cutting of course.

        Classic does not mean every picture is perfectly posed.  It just means a little fixing is done to make everyone

         looks good for the camera.

                                  Gary has also been involed in Comic Books his whole life. 

                        2011 Stand in for Oliver Platt in XMen First Class Movie.

                        Part of Xmen  Flimed in Brunswick, Georgia and Jekyll Island Georgia.

          Xmen First Class photos

                                      Nigth filming on Xmen First Class Jekyll Island Pier.


                                                    Battle Ship Gary film on.

                 Jelyll Island film set 

                                          Jekyll Island Beach Film Set Xmen First Class. 

                 mainland comics logo 


             Mainland Comic Facebook Page: For Full Dates. 

                         2016 / 2017 Comic Con .  Mainland Comics Shows:

                              Jekyll Island Comic Con                                DEC  10-11 2016

                                CollectiveCon   Jacksonville, FL   March  24 - 26,  2017 

                                Megacon  Orlando, FL    May 25-28          2017 

                                Heroes Convention Charlotte, NC           2017

                          Tampa Bay Comic Con    Tampa, FL          2017


    Gary Family :   




                                        Elvis & Family  September 2016 


         To see more of Mat & Courtney Children Portraits see little ones.

         Award Winning Landscape Photography.  

          Mono Lake, California. 2004


                              Gary in blizzard Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah 2007.

       Gary Valley of fire state park, nevada.  Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada 2010.

                   Gary 2012  January 2012

     October 15, 2016  Nicki and Bradon Wedding.

    Featured Speaker at First Ever Galmour Goddesses Workshop. Tampa Florida. 

  Purchase some of Gary award winning Landscapes and  Wall Art that a writer at Brunswick News called  "Breathtaking."

 Gary is the Number One Rank Landscape Photographer of Jekyll Island State Park, Georgia in the world.          Landscapes            Jekyll Island

      Jekyll Island State Park, Georgia is one of the South best keep secrets:

       Stunning Beaches:  Historic Faith Chapel and the Historic Cottages of some of the most famous families in America.

        Jekyll Island  wedding photographer. Jekyll Island wedding photography.     Jekyll Island weddings


        St. Simons Island, Georgia  Lovely Lane Chapel is close to Gary's Heart. Since he has photography over 

       200 hundred wedding inside and outside this beautiful Historic Wedding Chapel.      Epworth by the Sea

        St. Simons, Georgia is one of the best destination wedding locations in the South: 

       To see:  St.Simons Island Beach  photography & Jekyll Island beach photography.  Beach Photography

      Become a friend of Gary Gay & Mainland Photogrpahy Studio on Facebook  
    Professional Photographers of America.      

      Georgia Professional Photographers Association.

      Brunswick Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce.

       National Association Of Photoshop Professionals.

        Sierra Club.

  I wish to thank a few  mentor's and friends in Photography who have helped and inspired me along the way.

       (Big Daddy) Don Blair.   Tim Kelly.    

        David and Linda Smith .     

     Ansel Adams.    Tony Sweet.     Tom Till.                         

       and other photographers I have learned with and been inspired by.

   email :

     Studio (912) 265-1205 

       Cell (912) 399-9033   

           Mailing Address:  Mainland Photography Studio

                                       2560 1/ 2 Tara Lane

                                      Brunswick, GA 31520