About & Contact

A Pulitzer Prize finalist, George Widman was born and raised in central New York, and was director of photography for Gannett's Utica newspapers for 10 years before joining The Associated Press in Philadelphia  as staff photographer.  While with Gannett, The AP sent him to both 1980 Olympics, in Lake Placid and in Moscow, in addition to other major story assignments.

He’s won The AP's Top Performance Award for news coverage in 1985, and his photos of the refurbished Statue of Liberty won AP's award for feature coverage in 1986. His 1987 photo of a homeless man was the Pulitzer Prize finalist.

Widman invests in the latest hardware, software and education, essential in the ever-evolving field of digital photography.

Some of his clients include Visit Philadelphia, Adventure Aquarium, Select Greater Philadelphia, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City, Historic Philadelphia, Inc., Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport, along with universities and area colleges.

His photojournalist background is an asset for marketing and public relations assignments.


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Contacting George Widman
Photo: Art Wilkinson
About George Widman