Frank Peluso started his career in the printing industry, newspaper photography and motion picture editing. After graduating from New York Institute of Photography, he became a staff photographer for the RCA Corporation.
Now a freelance photographer who lives and works in Branchburg, New Jersey, Frank specializes in commercial, corporate and advertising photography. Frank has served on the Board of Directors of the Art Director’s Club of New Jersey, The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, the Network of Writers & Artists and the New Jersey Communications, Advertising and Marketing Association (CAMA). He has served as president of the Industrial Photographers of New Jersey (IPNJ), the Art Director’s Club of New Jersey (ADCNJ), and the Network of Writers and Artists (NOWA) and is presently on the Board of Directors of CAMA.
Frank is currently teaching digital photography at Middlesex County College, Edison, N.J. and at The Arts in Stockton. He’s a frequent lecturer and judge for colleges and organizations throughout the New York metropolitan area. Frank was chosen to judge New Jersey’s First State Calendar Competition, the Hunterdon Living Photo Contest, The New Jersey VICA Awards, the JASPER Awards, The New York Festivals Advertising Festival, The Grounds for Sculpture Annual Photo Contest and is a former member of the Fuji Talent Team.
A winner of over 50 awards and medals for outstanding work in photography, he was voted Photographer of the Year, 1977 by the IPNJ, won the prestigious Lew Kraut Award for Dedication & Commitment to the Creative Community by the ADCNJ in 2009 and was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 1998 & 2009 by the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce.