Meet the Team: Gabe Fredricks, The Man Behind the Business

Posted on March 17th, 2020 in Our Family by Lauren Peterson

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! First up is Gabe Fredericks, aka the heatmiser, aka wolverine, aka the guy with the hair! Gabe is the creative mastermind and owner of Philip Gabriel Photography. In order to get to know him better, we put together a short interview with some hard hitting questions. See what he had to say below!

1: How did you get started in photography?

My father always carried a camera and photographed everything. He encouraged me to take a photography course in college… The rest is history, I fell in love!

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

Old school Dave Matthews Band… So many fun memories from many DMB shows.

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

Pizza first, my wife, kids and bear are second…  Well maybe Bear our dog is up there with pizza but don’t tell my wife and kids… 🙂

4: What would your dream photoshoot be?

Traveling the world capturing people from across the globe

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


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

YES!!! Because when I was young my brother told me it was real… 🙂

7: How do you decompress?

Sitting on our front porch enjoying a cigar

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

Velveta Mac & cheese, my kids favorite

9: Where does the perfect road trip take you?

Anywhere, as long as I’m with my family. I grew up taking road trips to Maine and I have always wanted to do the same road trip with my family.

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

My wife’s ice box cake… oh man, it’s amazing!

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

Bear, and he’s a big bear

12: Why do you love working for PGP?

Because PGP gives artists/creatives the opportunity to make a living doing what they love.