I enjoy experiencing and making a connection with cultures around the world. When visiting exotic destinations I focus on capturing a candid moment that tells an emotional and visual story.
Ron Gesser developed a passion for travel since he took his first transatlantic flight when he was a young boy. Ever since then he has always traveled with a camera in hand, developing a passion to experience and make a connection with various cultures around the world. In recent years he has travelled to off the beaten path places such as the Mountains in the Chin State of Myanmar, the Omo Valley of Ethiopia, Odisha and Chhattisgarh in Central India, and Benin in West Africa. He enjoys sharing his experiences of visiting unusual destinations and cultures through his photography.
Ron is a member of PSA Worldwide and recently earned his EPSA Honours (Excellence in Photography) designation having received over 1,000 acceptances for more than 300 different images. In addition, he has received over 150 awards in National and International Photography Competitions.
Top 10 Finalist in the World Photographic Cup 2023:
Representing WPC Team Canada, Ron Gesser’s image of an elderly woman from the Kutia Kondh indigenous group was selected as one of the top 10 finalists in the Natural Portrait Category of the 2023 World Photographic Cup. The 2023 WPC includes 32 countries submitting photos that have gone through a rigorous selection process and is sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America, and the Federation of European Professional Photographers.