bio

Born and raised in New York City, Phil Nee first learned photography at the age of 16 when a neighbor showed him how to develop a roll of film and make prints in the darkroom. Phil then continued teaching himself by reading photography books and later became the staff photographer for his high school newspaper and senior yearbook. During his senior year, Phil apprenticed at the graphic arts department at ABC-TV in New York City. Two months later, he was offered a full time position. After winning the ABC-TV employee's photo contest for best black & white still life, Phil was moved to the photography dept. and continued studying graphic design and photography at Parson's School of Design, The School of Visual Arts, and The Germain School of Photography. Phil's assignments covered television shows such as All My Children, ABC Evening News, and Good Morning America, for which he received a Certificate of Distinction Award from Art Direction Magazine for his on-air TV graphics. Phil also documented many ABC-TV construction projects for their historic archives.

Other assignments include: Cover for Jade magazine • Contributing photographer for NHA Magazine • Concert photos for rap artist, Fat Joe, Live at The House of Blues DVD • Comedian Margaret Cho in concert for her Revolution CD and DVD, which was also published in The New York Times Sunday Arts & Leisure section and The Theatre Experience, published by McGraw-Hill • A Slice of Life Soap Co. catalog • Stills for the Wedding Crashers DVD menu • July 2004 PDN Magazine winner in their annual wedding photo contest • August 2007 issue of Women's Health Magazine •

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