Aaron D. Priest, M.P.R. is an Accredited Master Photographer with sixteen years of experience in professional photography. He specializes in high-resolution HDR panoramic and real estate / architectural photography in Maine. In college he was the staff photographer, doing extensive photography for the yearbook, publications, sports events, and theatrical productions. His work has been published in several prominent newspapers, magazines, and websites. He started his photography business in 1997 then transitioned into information technology. In 2001 he founded Coastal Technologies, specializing in network architecture, engineering, consulting, and custom computers for digital photo, audio, and video editing / production. He has designed and built numerous networks, servers, and workstations for clients in legal, medical, accounting, manufacturing, engineering, and TV / radio broadcast industries. The advent of digital photography and advancements in photo editing software has allowed him to combine both areas of his expertise and provide his clients with a finished product of the highest quality. This combination of technical knowledge and an artistic eye produces advertising-class images that are interesting and inviting.
Aaron is a pioneer in the developing field of high-resolution, high-dynamic range panoramic photography. With his background in photography and computers he has been able to help develop and test software and hardware for many companies in this growing market.
Credentials and Awards
- Accredited Master Photographer
- Lifetime Member of International Freelance Photographers Organization
- Prestigious Lifetime Distinction of Honor for Photographic Achievement Award
- Press Correspondent with American International News Service
- Registered IFPO Top Photographer