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Parish has been a commercial photographer for over 30 years and in 2004 opened his own Fine Art Gallery in Atlanta. He has been a Canon "Explorer of Light" since 1994 (one of the original members of this prestigious group). Parish is also on an APPLE Advisory Board for the development of Aperture Software. He has been giving presentations, seminars and workshops for many years throughout the United States and abroad. Parish is the recipient of dozens of awards over the years for his commercial work on major ad campaigns for many Fortune 500 companies. His ads have appeared in numerous national magazines throughout his career. He was named one of the “World’s Top 100 Photographers” in 2011, 2012 and 2013 by Graphis.
Parish’s work has been featured on the cover of Graphis Nudes, Communication Arts, Professional Photographer, Digital Photo Pro several times. He has also had numerous articles written about his unique images in many other notable publications. He has given presentations and lectures at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Photo Expo NY, Brooks Institute, Hallmark Institute, many other photography schools and ASMP and PPA Chapters all over the United States.
He is currently working on an elegant and unique coffee-table book on Cirque performers, a collaboration with the most talented aerialists, contortionists and silk artists performing today. Parish’s Fine Art images are exhibited in Miami, West Palm Beach, California, New York City, and Paris and Barbizon, France.
Parish has an insatiable desire to explore and expand his artistic horizons and he still remains true to his approach to simplicity and to the visual dialogue that is intuitive and innate.