"Jeff Gamza's in Beijing ... and he's posting some great photos."
The New York Times, August 11, 2008
"Genius ... a Hall of Fame photographer"
Mitch Mortaza, LFL Commissioner

Nationally Published Photographer & Journalist

Jeff is an award-winning photographer and communications manager residing in Pittsburgh, PA.

Jeff with 2008 U.S. Olympic Team members Melissa Leonetti, Carrie Lingo, Rachel Dawson, Tiffany Snow and Katelyn Falgowski on tour in Kazan, Russia.

Jeff with 2008 Field Hockey Olympic Team members Melissa Leonetti, Carrie Lingo, Rachel Dawson, Tiffany Snow and Katelyn Falgowski on tour in Russia.

Experience

Freelance

International

• United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Press Officer

• Fédération Internacional de Hockey (FIH) Media Officer

League

• Director of Photography - Legends Football League/X-League

• Arena Football League (AFL) Event Photographer

• Independent Women's Football League (IWFL) Event Photographer

Team

• Official University of Pittsburgh Athletics (NCAA) Photographer

• Official Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL) Team Photographer

• Official Pittsburgh Thunderbirds (AUDL) Team Photographer

• Official Pittsburgh Power (AFL) Team Photographer

• Official Pittsburgh Rebellion (LFL) Team Photographer

• Official Pittsburgh Passion (IWFL) Team Photographer

Jeff has also worked as a freelance photographer with these college athletic departments:

• University of Pittsburgh

• Penn State University

• University of Miami (FL)

• Georgia Tech

• Michigan State University

• North Carolina State University

• Northwestern University

• University of Central Florida

• Western Michigan University

• University of Buffalo

• University of Detroit Mercy

• University of Michigan

• Robert Morris University

International Events as Photographer/Media Officer

  • AtaHoldings Women’s Hockey World Cup Qualifier
    San Diego, California
    May 2010
  • Clash in the Capital
    Washington, DC
    March 2010
  • Three Nations Tournament
    Chula Vista, California
    September 2009
  • BDO Women’s Hockey Junior World Cup
    Boston, Massachusetts
    July 2009
  • FIH International Congress & Awards Ceremony
    Los Angeles, California
    November 2008
  • 2008 Summer Olympics
    Beijing, China
    August 2008
  • FIH Olympic Games Qualifiers
    Kazan, Russia
    March 2008

Testimonials

   
"Fantastic stuff as always! ...Among the coolest sports pictures I've ever seen."
RJ Sepich, Pitt Panthers
"Our coaches are going to use the hell out of these pics."
Brian Reinhardt, NC State Wolfpack
"Jeff, these photos are fantastic. I love the emotions you captured, like you can feel the atmosphere."
Elliott Diamond, Pittsburgh Thunderbirds


"We miss you so much, the national championship just wasn’t the same this year without you snapping photos for us. You really have changed USA Field Hockey for the better. It will never be better than it was with you."
Katie O'Donnell, U.S. Olympian


"Thanks gamza! Coming from you being the great photographer you are, that’s a real complement! We all miss you very much!!"
Jackie Kintzer, U.S. Olympian


 
"We have to make sure we always look our best, because Jeff never takes a bad picture!"
Janelle Johnson, Director, Sparks Dance Team


"The photos you shot were amazing. You can even tell the difference versus other professionals. "
Warren Stout, Renzo Gracie Pittsburgh


 

"Thanks again for the great photos!
So awesome!!"
Natalie Mikula, Pittsburgh Riverhounds

"Wow! You sure take amazing photos! Thank you so much! Myself and our entire team sincerely appreciate your kindness and generosity!"
Teresa Conn, Pittsburgh Passion


"OMG! That’s about all I can really say! This is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL and gave me chills. It really is a beautiful piece. "
Beth W., Pittsburgh


"OH MY GOODNESS!! Absolutely amazing! We are so touched and LOVE what you have done! Truly had chills… Jeff is a definite artist. We are so very honored and appreciate all you do for our family and so many others."
Debbie P., Ohio
Left: Handwritten note from 2008 Field Hockey Olympic Team Captain Kate "Tiki" Barber

Right: Handwritten note from 2008 Field Hockey Olympian Caroline Nichols

Twitter DM from Pittsburgh Steelers and Pitt Panthers All-American RB James Conner