Paul Franz - Photographer

About Paul Franz, Western Mass Photography

Paul Franz is an award winning photographer who makes his home in Western Massachusetts with his two daughters. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in visual arts.

Paul has been the Chief Photographer for the Recorder,, the daily newspaper in Greenfield, MA, for over 20 years. He has done assignments for The New York Times, Boston Globe and many other periodicals as well as being a stringer for the Associated Press, providing them with images of breaking news, sports and features.

Paul brings his years of journalism experience to his approach to wedding photography. From the bride getting ready to the last dance. Capturing images as they happen. Of course all the portraits and family photos will be artistically taken and then its fun for the rest of the day. Contact Paul for availability and pricing.

A stunning, well lit portrait grabs attention. Whether it is framed on your wall, anchoring your website or greeting people on your business card. High school seniors, business people, families, children, or babies can make an appointment for a portrait session with multiple lighting, background and wardrobe changes at Paul's home studio. All portraits are digitally previewed by you with any touch ups done as you watch.

Clean images of your products or services will help you get your name out there. A picture can be worth a thousand words. Whether you create jewelry or jet engines, doughnuts or dance routines, people want to see what you do. Bring your product to the studio or Paul will bring his studio lighting to you. With years of experience, even the most difficult of lighting situations will look like a work of art on your website, brochure or ad campaign.

Local Scenes
Having lived in Western New England for most of his life, Paul has prowled the highways and byways recording its beauty. If you are looking for a specific scene or place, he probably either has a picture of it or knows where it is. From the Quabbin Reservoir to the Berkshires, there are few dirt roads he hasn't turned down.