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"Greg in One Shot" 2010 self portrait on Ilford film

“Greg in One Shot” 2010 self portrait on Ilford film

A Bakersfield native, Gregory D. Cook is a little different from your average photographer. In his life before journalism, he proudly served as a combat engineer in the U.S. Army and is a veteran of the first Gulf War. At various times in his life, he has also been the pizza guy, a machinist and even a professional paintball referee, before returning to Bakersfield College to discover a true passion for photography and journalism. Greg’s hobbies include film photography, cycling, roughhousing with his dogs and spending as much time as possible with friends and family at his happy place, Disneyland.