TC Morgan is an internationally published & award winning photographer currently living in Southern California. TC has been involved with photography for his entire life. Coming from a famous photographic family it was normal to take lots of pictures. His photographic schooling started with film & darkroom. First attending Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA in high school. A few years later TC was awarded a California arts scholarship to California Institute of the Arts. TC later went on to attend Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA.
MORGAN FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY:
TC's grandfather (Gilbert Morgan, a pioneer in the miniature-camera field) started Morgan Camera Shop in Hollywood California on Sunset Blvd near Vine circa 1932. He lived across the street from Walt Disney in Hollywood, CA. TC's father played with the Disney kids. Ansel Adams was a customer & friend of the family. Morgan & Morgan Press, published many Ansel Adams titles.
TC's great aunt is the late great Barbara Morgan. She is most famous for her dance photography of Martha Graham. In 1952, Barbara Morgan founded Aperture Magazine with Adams, Lange, White and the Newhalls.
TC's great uncle Willard D. Morgan was instrumental in introducing the first 35mm camera in the US. He was an early director of photography at MOMA. He was also a writer & editor of technical publications on photography (from the Leica Manual, to Ansel Adams’ Basic Photo Series, Encyclopedia of Photography, to Encyclopædia Britannica), & was a photo editor at LIFE Magazine & later a photo editor at Look.