After graduating from Florida State University with a double major in Finance and Entrepreneurship, Mario went on to earn his Photographic Masters and Imaging Excellence Degree. In addition to several Wedding Album category 1st place wins at the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) International Print Competition, he has also received the coveted title of Photographer Of The Year an impressive eight times in the last ten years. A regular nationwide platform speaker for PPA seminars, Mario has shared his passion and insight with photographers from all over the country.
Learning the craft from his father, who learned from his father before him, Mario relishes in the dynamics of the family business and believes that photography is way more than just capturing images with a technical skill set. It's about evoking emotion and eliciting his clients' genuine personality for every photo. In his spare time, Mario loves traveling the world and enjoying time at home with his beautiful wife and two daughters.