Fred Ballet

It has been said that the true subject of the photograph is the photographer. 

Fred grew up in Brooklyn and from an early age was fascinated with the natural world. He was keenly interested in biology and comparative anatomy and attended college, medical school, and after graduation and post doctoral training, became a Hand Surgeon. During his career, he married, had twin boys, became a grandfather, built a wooden sailboat and earned a 3rd degree black belt in Karate.

Fred feels fortunate to live at the beach and capture her images at different times of the day and year. He is always seeking to balance reality with abstraction.

In September, 2018 Fred became the first student to earn the Contemporary Practices Photography Certificate at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.