About Lamar Bates

Chief Photographer


Lamar received his first camera when he was 10 years old, and he hasn't stopped taking pictures since. Over the years, he has worked as a photojournalist for a major Georgia newspaper, taught college classes in photography, directed photographic services at a major community college and a state university, captured treasured shots of children's sporting events and teams, and photographed almost 1,600 weddings.


Lamar originally trained by one of the South's master photographers, Curtis Guillett of Louisiana, has traveled all over the world, capturing memorable portraits of people and places in Paris, London, Mexico City, Caracas, Panama and more.

Lamar's Experience:

  1. BulletMore than 30 years as a professional photographer

  2. BulletDirector of Photographic Services, Northwestern State University of Louisiana

  3. BulletDirector of Photographic Services, Georgia Perimeter College

  4. BulletFreelance photo journalist, Gwinnett Daily News

  5. BulletPhotography Instructor, Northwestern State University of Louisiana

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 To contact Lamar Photography, call 706-265-9072 or Lamarphotography@windstream.netmailto:Lamarphotography@windstream.net?subject=Inquiry%20from%20Websitemailto:lamarphotography@windstream.net?subject=Contacting%20Lamar%20Photographyshapeimage_1_link_0