Meet the Team: Gabe Cariola, the Man Behind Some of Everything

Posted on March 26th, 2020 in Our Family by Gabe Fredericks

Here at Philip Gabriel, we are a big family. We wanted to take this time to introduce you to all the people that make your wedding day, commercial projects, family photos, and every other photo shoot absolutely perfect! Today we’re excited to introduce Gabe Cariola, or, as most people at the office call him, G2. Gabe is one of our three main photographers, as well as doing a lot of the corporate editing, processing, and retouching, he downloads all of our memory cards and makes sure that the files are safely stored, he does all of our pet photography, and pretty much everything else under the sun. All of us here wear many different hats in the office, but Gabe is truly our hat master. Here is what he had to say when we asked him our very personal interview questions.

1: How did you get started in photography?

I was in middle school and I found my dad’s Pentax k1000! All downhill from there

2: If you could go to any concert past or present, what would it be?

69 Ann Arbor blues festival 

3: What’s one thing that you can’t live without?

My wife, cats, and my fly rod. Okay that’s three 🤷‍♂️

4: What would your dream photoshoot be?

Few month fly fishing shoot across country or overseas

5: What is one skill that you wish you had?

Actual rock climbing skills

6: Do you believe in the Loch Ness Monster? Why? Why not?

I do believe in the Loch Ness Monster! Why not anything is possible!

7: How do you decompress?

Fly fish 

8: What food are you proudest to be able to cook?


9: Where does the perfect road trip take you?

fly fishing adventure across the US to get all trout species, and hit all the dream locations

10: What kind of cake do you want to eat right now?

confetti cake with confetti icing

11: What are your pets names? If you don’t have a pet what would you name one?

molly and oynx

12: Why do you love working for PGP?

I’m a photographer!!