MICHAEL FRANZ & GAVIN FARRELL
Michael Franz specializes in gigapixel photography and creating high-resolution images. With 25 years of experience, he has traveled around the world sharing his knowledge and expertise.
Michael has worked with The Space Needle, Major League Baseball, NBC, CNN, TBS, The Boston Globe, The Toronto Star, Salesforce, Sports Illustrated, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and several other major companies and media providers. In March 2014, his collaborative image from the top of the One World Trade Center was featured on the cover of TIME Magazine, the first image in TIME’s 91-year history to ever expand the Red Border to three pages.
Gavin Farrell is a panoramic photographer with a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, he is an acting Director on the board of the International Virtual Reality Photographer’s Association (IVRPA).
He has been shooting panoramas since 2005. In 2008 he partnered with xRez Studio's (& team) to capture the Yosemite Extreme Panoramic Imaging Project. In 2010 he worked alongside Canon's "Explorer of Light" Clint Clemens to capture Gigapixel imagery throughout Tibet. Gavin's expertise in image composition made him invaluable in the final stitched image for TIME's 1WTC Panorama.
Susan's multi-faceted 20+ year background with technology companies has covered all facets of a company’s operations - project management, business development, sales, marketing, public relations and accounting. Having worked with startups to publicly traded companies, she is the perfect fit to help Panogs continue their momentum in the immersive imagery business.
Susan has managed numerous imagery strategies for major contracts including Samsung, MLB, MLS, NBA, TIME, Facebook, Olympics, Sports Illustrated, Disney, BBC, Turner Broadcasting (CNN), Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Showtime, Boston Globe and Kolor (now GoPro).