THE MAN BEHIND THE CAMERA
Meet The Artist
Jared Weintraub is the next generation of brilliant nature photographers who currently has work on display in numerous galleries, restaurants, businesses in Southern California, and private residences worldwide. Growing up passionate about surfing & exploring in San Diego, CA, Jared has always been known to push the boundaries of his crafts.
Jared has been capturing photographs since he was five, and is recognized as an award-winning photographer in San Diego. He has won numerous awards including: Top Teen Photographer - Carlsbad, First Place - Skills USA California State Scholastic Photo Competition, and numerous first place ribbons at The San Diego County Fair.
Passionately committed to shooting and editing the most vibrant photos, Jared spends hours each week refining his technique and seeking out new locations to shoot. Working with a local photo lab that specializes exclusively in printing fine-art photography, he offers his work on different mediums including archival photographic paper, high definition metal, face-mount acrylic, and canvas. Each piece is signed for authenticity and available for shipment worldwide.
Jared is currently enrolled at the Orfalea School of Business at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, and holds two service positions in Sigma Nu Fraternity. In addition to his full-time coursework, Jared manages his online gallery, conducts photo shoots, and teaches surfing. He volunteers his time for ReSurf; a 501(c)3 non profit organization that provides underprivileged youth with sustainable surf mentorship programs all over the world. He is also an active brand ambassador/photographer for Spy Optics, Lume Cube, and FYI CBD.
When Jared is not photographing nature, he can be found somewhere in California surfing, mountain biking, bodyboarding, or skiing. His dream is to be a world renowned photographer with his own galleries, and to share his art with as many people as possible. He is proud to work with the top interior decorators and designers for residential and commercial real estate, as well as the hospitality industry.
“Since I was a young boy, I loved taking trips to the beach. I was mesmerized by the ocean and its energy. As I grew up, I developed a strong bond with the power of waves as well as other natural earth formations. It is my passion and joy, not only to capture these images, but to share them with others. I don’t create art. I just capture the beauty of what already exists”.
Awards & Mentions
Skills USA Regional Champion
RIVERSIDE - 2020
San Diego County Fair 1st Place
SAN DIEGO - 2019
Top Teen Photographer Carlsbad
CARLSBAD - 2019
Top Photographer SMHS
SAN MARCOS - 2019
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