Mar 01, 2017
Photographer Tony Cilento
"The Best Photography comes from the Heart"

Tony Cilento, Lifetime member of the Cameracraftsmen of America and the first-ever recipient of the prestigious United Nations International Photographic Council IPA Award for the Professional School Photographers of America, is a gifted story teller, sharing his experiences of photographing some of the world’s most prominent figures.Cilento’s background includes founding Photography by Cilento in 1962, specializing in school portraiture, weddings, and special events. In 1987, he assumed the role of Lifetouch’s Senior Vice President of Photographic Development where he oversaw the photography of 30,000 full-time and seasonal Lifetouch photographers.

Other Cilento accomplishments include…

  • Exclusive all-access Vatican pass holder photographing 2014 Canonization of John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.

          Produced, Africa, an African safari photo book featuring the indigenous peoples, tribes, wildlife, vegetation and landscape of Tanzania, 2011.