Bruce grew up in Waukegan and then went to
school in DeKalb. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Masters
in Physics and worked for 21 years in that field before starting a photography
Brighter Visions Photography
was established in 1994 starting with weddings and high school seniors.
Bruce joined Professional Photographers of
America (PPA) in 1995.
years he has accumulated a Fellowship degree from PPANI (Northern IL) in 1997,
a Masters degree from PPA in 2003, and 8 PPA Loan Collection prints, one of
which was selected to be displayed at Epcot Center. Another was published in
Professional Photographer magazine in 2004. He’s been working with Photoshop
for many years and recently has been doing Photoshop training. Bruce was
awarded the Highest Scoring Print award and the traveling trophy for cumulative
points for PPANI. He was just awarded PPA's Master of Electronic Imaging as of Jan. 2010
Most of his work is portraiture but some of his favorites,
as shown in the Gallery section, emphasize his diversity in imaging.