About Gary Allard


For more than 15 years I have helped people, brands and businesses polish their visual message. Through photography I’m allowed to walk that lovely line between art and commerce, observation and intention, chance and necessity and to bring emotion to a brand without using words. That’s a pretty good feeling.

I'm deeply inspired by the people and places that make me want to laugh, sing, eat, drink, travel, and explore. New faces and old friends. Moments and memories, big or small, that make me reach for a camera. Love these things, too? We’d probably click. Let’s talk.


The Fine Print

Gary Allard is a member of the APA and an active member of the San Diego chapter board. He is the co-founder and photographer of ThursdayHappyHour.com and an amateur mixologist. Very amateur. Gary has also been known to spend free time cooking, kayaking, surfing, playing guitar and snowboarding (though, not all at once).