Geryl Mortensen believes the Gift of life occurs in the moment and seeks to inspire kindred spirits through his award winning photography and musings about his journey afield. A native Texan with Native American heritage, including ancestors that birthed the Republic of Texas, while Texas is home, he has circumnavigated the globe; dozens of times over.
His passport contains over one hundred stamps and speaks to his journey exploring the planet and living life in the moment; where the Gift of life occurs. Dreams of diving the Great Barrier Reef, star gazing under the darkest skies on the planet, discovering Mayan Cenotes, hiking the Great Wall, searching for Shangri-La, ancient alters, and experiencing the natural wonders of the world became reality one expedition at a time. The quest for tribal knowledge and the thrill of the chase fuel his desires. Moments are captured and shared through imagery and musings; inspiring others to live their dreams.
He honed his craft into art while photographing the most beautiful women in the world while working in fashion and also as a member of the media shooting sports assignments. He’s accomplished shooting glamour, aviation, equestrian, sports, astrophotography, underwater, nature, and weddings. His passion comes to life through imagery and musings that focus on capturing his journey afield where he’s noted for stunning art renderings while musing about the spiritual aspects of the journey.